Bhubaneswar:17/6/21: Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC), an Odisha government-owned public sector unit today contributed Rs 500 crores to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) for supporting the State government’s efforts to control the present COVID-19 situation, said a company press release.
Chairman OMC Surendra Kumar handed over the cheque to Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra at Lok Seva Bhawan in presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik through video conferencing.
Also present were Secretary to CM (5T) V K Pandian, MD of OMC Balwant Singh, and other senior officials of OMC.
With OMC growing over the years, the Corporation has always supported the State Government in its people-centric welfare programs.
As a responsible PSU, OMC has been contributing significantly towards CMRF, CSR, DMF, Peripheral Development, Sponsorship, and Donation.
In FY 2020-21 OMC contributed Rs 1982.10 Crores towards the above including Rs 1000 Crores as Dividend and Rs 520 Crores to CMRF.
The Corporation is funding 10 dedicated Covid-19 Hospitals in eight districts across the State.
In the last Financial Year, in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic challenge, OMC registered 5.42 % growth in the production of Iron, Chrome & Bauxite ores with total of 17.12 Million Tons of mineral production.
In the last fiscal, OMC achieved total sales revenue of Rs. 5592 crores – an increase of 36.60 % compared to the last fiscal.