Conference on Mining in India: The Expanding Horizon

Venue: Hotel Le-Royal Meridien

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Event Date/Time: Jan 17, 2009 End Date/Time: Jan 17, 2009
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‘Mining in India: The Expanding Horizon’ scheduled to be held on 17th January 2008 at Hotel Le-Royal Meridien, Mumbai. This will provide a platform to empower India for surging ahead as a major world player in the mining sector. The seminar will discuss the mining industry’s future and possible paths for its progress.

We invite you to be a part of this initiative to take India to greater heights of glory in the mining sector. This will not only help you to be a partner in our endeavor for the progress of nation as a whole but also help to reach your national and international audience.

The seminar proposes to unfold the ever expanding opportunities in mining sector. The discussion will cover right from worldwide mining scenario to policies, SWOT analysis, scope of investment and role of advanced technology in mining. For a break through, India’s reform agenda has to be broad, wide and deep. As the government has enhanced the limit of external commercial borrowing from $100 million to $500 million, will this benefit mining sector? Many such questions will be discussed by policy makers and stalwarts of industry. Eminent personalities from the industry and mining sector will participate in the in-depth analysis and discussion.

Key speakers attending the "Mining in India - The Expanding Horizon" event include :

Speakers Name Position Firm Name
Prof. Ajoy Ghosh
Consultant & Editor
Journal of mines

Mr. Bill Crowl
M/s Gustavson Associates, USA

Mr. Ibrahim Ali
RBG Minerals Industries Ltd.

Mr. Rajesh Nath
German Engineering Federation- VDMA

Mr. Arvind Misra
Director Operation
India Resources Limited

Mr. A. L. Thakore

Mr. S. R. Jani
VP-Mining & Geology
RBG Minerals Industries Ltd.

Mr. G.K.Pradhan
Joint Director
Petroleum Conservation Research Association-Eastern region

Dr. S. S. Rathore
Head of Department of Mining Engineering
College of Tech & Engg, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Tech

Mr. R. N. Patra
Indian Rare Earths Ltd.

Mr. R K Sachdev
Former Advisor (Coal) to Government of India, & President, Coal Preparation Society of India

Mr. P R Kumar
Ministry of Info & broadcast

Mr. Rajesh Arora
Advisor Mines
J.M.Environet Ltd

Prof. U. K. Singh
Professor (Dept. of Mining Engineering)
Indian School of Mines University,

Mr. Subrato K. Ghosh
Principal Consultant & MD
SRK Consulting (India)

Topics :

India Mining : The SWOT Analysis
Mining policy for the growth and sustained development
Investment in Mining - Scope and opportunities
Indian Mining - Potentials and Hurdles
Role of IT in Mining
Mining Technology for future
Coal mining - Bottlenecks and Remedies
India's nuclear power : Uranium paves the way
Case Study of Indian / Global Mining Company

Panel Discussion :

Global Financial Meltdown & Indian Mining Industry
"The panel of honored guests and authors will comprise of eminent personalities from the mining industry"


Additional Information

Following are the fees mentioned per delegate : Conference Fee : US$ 200 (For Overseas Customers) Conference Fee : INR 5000 (For Indian Customers) To know more about this event, please visit the below link : or email us for any queries at