MECL signs MoU with Ministry of Mines

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 22, 2013 19:32 hrs

New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS) Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. (MECL), a premier exploration agency of country, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Mines, for the financial year 2013-14.

R.H. Khwaja, Secretary, Ministry of Mines & Dr. Gopal Dhawan, Chairman-cum- Managing Director, MECL, signed an MoU here on Friday.

Continuing with the improvement in physico-financial performance of the company, MECL has committed to carry out 3,25,000 m. of exploratory drilling and 9150 m. of exploratory / developmental mining work along with associated activities, in the MoU.

The physical and financial parameters have been increased substantially (10%) from the previous year i.e 2012-13 during which it is likely to achieve all time high gross revenue and the physical targets during last 22 years.

MECL has also proposed an ambitious Research & Development Programme for Mapping of Base Metal deposit through Geo-physical survey and drilling fluid technology.

Apart from this, MECL shall also carry out Energy Management, Carbon Management and Material & Natural Resource Management under sustainable development programme. In addition to above, it has also agreed to continue Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) nearby it's projects in the country.

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