Mumbai: First mining start-up summit to be held on 29th May to encourage role of start-ups in mining sector
The first mining start-up summit will be held on 29th May in Mumbai to encourage the participation of start-ups in the mineral and mining sector. Start-ups in the fields of exploration, virtual reality, automation, drone technology, and consultancy will participate in it.
The summit will be mainly focusing on innovation and techniques that will support and improve the performance, safety and help in building autonomy in the field of mining and metallurgy.
It will also be focusing on interaction with leading industries in the mineral exploration sector, financial institutions, and banks. The students and young professionals working in the fields of exploration, virtual reality, automation, drone technology, and consultancy will also be benefited from the event.
Mines Secretary Vivek Bharadwaj today released the logo of the summit which is being organized in collaboration with IIT Mumbai. Speaking on the occasion in New Delhi, he said, 150 start-ups will be participating in the event along with 20 companies.
He also said there is a dearth of start-ups in the mining sector and it also has technological challenges. Mr. Bharadwaj added that the summit is an attempt to bring start-ups and industry to one platform.