India’s state owned iron ore miner NMDC has opened a new depot for iron ore stock at Kumhar Marenga in Jagdalpur district of Chhattisgarh. The depot has been set up in the siding of the railway station located at Kumhar Marenga in Jagdalpur. The depot has the capacity to store 300,000 tonnes of iron ore. It has been established jointly by NMDC and the Railways. NMDC has invested capital in building an iron ore depot and railway siding.The purpose of the depot is to transport iron ore from Kirandul-Bacheli and stock in the depot. The target is to provide uninterrupted iron ore supply to Nagarnar Steel Plant and Steel Plants at Visakhapatnam through the depot. Apart from this, iron ore can also be supplied to Chhattisgarh steel industries from this depot.