Activities of India Government Mints (IGMs) are not restricted to minting of coins. Minting of items like Medallions and Investment coins also falls within its ambit of operations. IGM at Kolkata has a dedicated medals department where medals are manufactured for Central Government including (Ministry of Home affair & Ministry of defence) various Universities, Schools Colleges, various temples, trusts and various Government & non- government organizations. Kolkata mint manufactures prestigious medals like Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Param Vir chakra & Vir Chakra.
Weights & Measures
IGM at Mumbai is the authorized agency to manufacture and supply, Reference, Secondary and Working Standards of Mass, Length and Volume against the traceability of corresponding Standard Sets authenticated by National Physical Laboratory (NPL), India. IGM produces reference, secondary and working measures for mass and length, & secondary and working measures for capacity.
IGMs have made a niche in the minting world – with excellence in design, expertise in minting precious metals, and above all, a long tradition of craftsmanship. Assay Departments in IGMs are one of the very few laboratories in India to have all the testing facilities required for testing gold and silver as per Indian Standards and any other relevant International Standards. IGMs spearhead in refining the offerings of precious metals made to various temples, religious places, trust etc. and minting them into coins. Standard Gold bars are also produced in the weights of: 10g, 50g, 100g & 1000g (fineness 995.0). IGM also makes gold ingots weighing 12.44 kg, kept by RBI as national gold reserve.
For more details on Medals, please refer to our products section at IGM Kolkata , IGM Mumbai
For more details on Weights an Measures, please refer to our products section at IGM Mumbai
For more details on Bullion, please refer to our products section at IGM Mumbai