MECL to be merged with CMPDIL yet to continue as CIL subsidiary

By IndianMandarins- 26 Apr 2022


New Delhi (26.04.2022): The government has made it clear that MECL is to be merged with CMPDIL. The government is planning to merge Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Ltd (CMPDIL) with Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL).

The Ministry of Coal has clarified that CMPDIL is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL) that provides exploration and consultancy services primarily to the coal sector. Keeping in view the scope for its business expansion into other minerals, the government has plans for strengthening CMPDIL, for which it is being considered merging MECL into CMPDIL.

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