The Asian Mining Congress (AMC) and International Mining Exhibition (IME), held concurrently, are flagship International events organised by MGMI biennially. he 8th Asian Mining Congress and International Mining Exhibition, in this sequel, will be held from November 6 - 9, 2019 in Kolkata.
The Institute was establish in 1906 with the object of promoting "The study of all branches of mining methods and of mineral occurrences in India, with a view to disseminating the information for facilitating the economic development of the mineral industries in the country". Prior to Independence, the Government of India used to seek suggestion/comments of the institute in wide ranging issues from "induction of safety measures in underground mines to "income tax" slabs for small scale mines. The practice continued in post-independence era.
The institute has been recognised as a Mineral Industries in the country. Scientific and Industrial Research organisation (by the Department of Scientific community could, to their mutual benefit, discuss fully the problems which would continuously arise in the mineral industry.
Awards and Medals presented every year by the Institute for various outstanding works in different fields of Mineral Industries are:
Awards and Medals for the Best Students of various Universities and Institutions are: