Indian Chamber of Commerce Organised 2nd India Mining Conclave 2023


More than 150 delegates from mining sector participate at the event

Bhubaneswar : The Indian Chamber of Commerce, Odisha State Council in collaboration with the Department of Steel & Mines, Government of Odisha, successfully organized the 2nd India Mining Conclave at Hotel Mayfair Convention here on Wednesday. The event brought together industry stalwarts, government officials, and experts to discuss key issues and opportunities in the mining sector. Honourable Governor of Odisha, His Excellency Prof. Ganeshi Lal graced the event as the Chief Guest and said, “The theme of the mining industry should be that it should result in a city of mankind, a common heritage of mankind and a larger cosmos. It should be like whatever we derive should go to each and every one and everywhere. Setting the tone at the inaugural session, JB Pany, Chairman, ICC Odisha State Council said, “Mining sector plays a pivotal role in driving industrial growth and employment opportunities. As we gather here today, we acknowledge the immense potential and responsibility that rests upon us to foster sustainable development in this sector.”Addressing the delegates at the do, Pankaj Satija, Executive-In-Charge (FAMD), Tata Steel and Convener, Minerals & Metal Committee, ICC Odisha State Council said, “To achieve the goals of ESG, we need to have a robust policy framework which should facilitate and strengthen the competence of our people to follow those guidelines and ensure it with professional excellence. Technology, digital intervention, AI and skilling will be the key enablers.”Corporate leaders from renowned companies such as Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), Vedanta Zinc Business, JSW Steel Limited, and AMNS shared their insights during this session. The daylong event based on themes like Cultivating Industry Vision: Insights From Business Titans in A Pleanary Think-tank, Environmental, Social, and Corporate
Governance in Mining Sector, Transportation and Logistics: The Challenges of the
Mining Industry, Innovation Technology & Skill Development in Mining – Workforce
Ready For Future Adoption of Industry 4.0 & AI witnessed vibrant discussions on critical
topics, including Exploration and Mining of Strategic Minerals, Taxes/Duties/Levies in the Mining Sector, and the use of Robotics and Automation in Sampling and Analysis for
improved transparency in mining reporting. The discussions encompassed theParticipation of Women in Hardcore Mining, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Analytics, Digitization in Mining, and Optimization of Mining Processes and Costs. Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) played a pivotal role as the event partner, while Jindal Steel & Power and Vedanta Ltd provided their support as co-partners. The event also received sponsorship from JSL, JSW, MGM Minerals Ltd, SNM Group, AMNS India, Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd, NALCO and Tata steel. ICC Regional head Mr J P Pal and other members of icc are also present in this occasion.


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