Batting a Glorious Fifty is not a small achievement for any one, whether it is the Batsman or Corporate. GMDC was incorporated on 15th May, 1963 to develop major Mineral Resources in the State and started with a Silica Sand quarrying Plant near Surajdeval (Dist. Surendranagar) for crushing and screening of Silica Sand required for Glass Industry. From this humble starting, GMDC today boasts of a vast array of Mineral Portfolio in its mineral rich basket. Hence, the journey of GMDC begins for Mining Sector of Gujarat.
The Fledgling State acutely the need to have a rapid Industrial Development, for requires Fuel and Energy resources. The motive inspired the state to incorporate a Public Sector Company that would target exclusive development of Mineral Resources endowed on the state. Thus, began a historical journey which has today reached a milestone of Glorious fifty five years.
That ageless and endless journey has traversed through some of the most exciting milestones.