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Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd

IMFA, founded in 1961 by Dr Bansidhar Panda and Mrs Ila Panda, is India’s leading fully integrated producer of ferro chrome. Installed furnace capacity of 187 MVA capable of producing 275,000 tonnes per annum is backed up by 262.5 MW captive power generation capacity (including 4.5 MW solar) and own chrome ore mines. Using state-of-the-art technology and straddling the value chain from mining to smelting, we provide livelihood to more than 6500 families. The company’s operations are benchmarked to global standards through an ‘Integrated Management System’ comprising of quality, environment and occupational health & safety certification.
Our production facilities are strategically located close to chrome ore resources and our focus on value addition generates additional employment and contribution to the exchequer. IMFA is a globally recognised brand and we have established long standing relationships with leading stainless steel producers in India as well as South Korea, Taiwan and China.
Sustainable CSR initiatives in the areas of Livelihood, Education, Water & Sanitation and Health are implemented through the Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF) which has also partnered with the Government to impart employable / entrepreneurial skills to the youth. The Foundation’s core belief rests on empowering people by equipping them with knowledge and skills that will enable them to take responsibility for their own benefit. In addition, philanthropic interventions are made through Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT) which has also instituted the prestigious Sarala Award for Odia literature and Ekalabya Puraskar for Odia sportspeople.
IMFA has been featured in Fortune India’s prestigious list of India’s largest midsize companies ‘The Next 500’ for 2018. Some of the other notable recognitions in 2018 were: Corporate Excellence Award 2018, Annual Mines Environment & Mineral Conservation (MEMC) Week awards in various categories for Sukinda & Mahagiri Mines, Kalinga Safety Award 2018 and Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Export Performance (2016-17).
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