India’s largest iron ore producer NMDC produced 4.56 million tonne and sold 4.24 million tonne of iron ore in the month of January, 2022. The mining major registered a growth of 18.14% in production and 13.4% in sales and delivered the highest ever iron ore production and sales in any January month since inception. The sale achieved during the month of January 2022 is the highest ever in any month since inception of mines. NMDC CMD Mr Sumit Deb said “It has been a good beginning to a year that looks to be a very promising one given the Government’s continued focus and enhanced expenditure on infrastructure in the Union Budget 2022. India registered an 18 per cent growth in steel production in 2021 and the Budget today provides a strong foundation for a continuation to this growth story.”Cumulative production and sales figures for the first ten months of FY22, up to January 2022, stood at 32.88 million tonne and 32.60 million tonne respectively. These figures registered the best ever 10 months physical performance of NMDC. The company achieved a growth of 28.14% in production and 25.34% in sales over the same period last year.