The BMPA was started in 1995 as an effort to unite producers of beach minerals and work towards
the sustainable development of the industry. It is the only association in the country that represents the complete breadth of persons associated with beach minerals industries. The BMPA has over 120 members who have been actively involved in beach minerals industries such as garnet, ilmenite, zircon, rutile, leucoxene and sillimanite for over 30 years.
BMPA has been a pioneer in the concerted and collective efforts of the beach minerals industry. It constantly works with its member
producers and authorities to enable the industry to realise its fullest potential in
an environmentally conscious approach.
Having been accredited by the Quality Council of India, BMPA is an Accredited Business Membership Organisation. In addition to contributing Rs 3,000 crores in foreign exchange every year, BMPA also provides employment and organises social welfare programs for over 50,000 people.