Bengaluru: After closure of Donimalai Iron Ore Mine for more than eight (8) months, NMDC is set to resume operations in accordance with the High Court of Karnataka decision. NMDC has approached Government of Karnataka to facilitate execution of lease deed and resumption of operations at Donimalai Mine. The resumption of mining at Donimalai would avoid further loss to National and State Exchequer apart from providing the much needed iron ore to the steel industry for the development of the State. Though, it had been a long wait for NMDC, this news has brought in lot of cheers especially to Steelmakers of Karnataka, Investors, Mining Fraternity, Customers and employees who have been eagerly waiting for this, said CMD N Baijendra Kumar. He also expressed his gratitude for all the co-operation extended by Ministry of Steel, Government of Karnataka, Legal Bodies and particularly all stakeholders for having faith on NMDC at all times.