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Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited is one of the major coal producing company of India. It is one of the eight subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited was carved out of South Eastern Coalfields Limited in 1992 with its headquarters at Sambalpur.

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) is one of the major coal producing company of India. It is one of the eight subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited was carved out of South Eastern Coalfields Limited in 1992 with its headquarters at Sambalpur. It has its coal mines spread across Odisha It has total seven open cast mines and three underground mines under its fold.
 
MCL has two subsidiaries with private companies as a joint venture. The name of these companies are MJSJ Coal Limited & MNH Shakti Ltd.
 
There are 45 sanctioned mining projects in MCL with a capacity of 190.83 Mty of coal. The total capital outlay of 45 projects is Rs. 6,076.78 crore (US$850 million) & out of which 28 with a total capacity of 73.98 Mty have been completed by 1 April 2009 with a sanctioned capital investment of ₹2,348.61 crore (US$330 million). Out of the 28 completed projects, 2 have been exhausted (Balanda OCP & Basundhara-East OCP). One Expn. Project, namely, Lajkura Expn. (2.50 Mty, 1.50 Mty incr.) is going to be approved within a short period of time.
 
Approval of Garjanbahal OCP (10.00 Mty) has been stalled temporarily due to delay in getting Forestry clearance. Seventeen ongoing projects i.e. Kulda OCP (10.00 Mty), Bhubaneswari OCP (20.00 Mty), Kaniha OCP (10.00 Mty), Bharatpur Expn. Ph.-III (9.00 Mty Incr.), Balaram OC Extn. (8.00 Mty), Ananta Expn. Ph.-III (3.00 Mty Incr.), Lakhanpur Expn. Ph.-III (5.00 Mty Incr.), Hingula Expn. Ph.-III (7.00 Mty Incr.), Talcher West) UG (0.52 Mty), Natraj U/G (0.64 Mty), Jagannath U/G (0.67 Mty), Bharatpur OC Expn. Ph-II (6.00 Mty Incr.), Lakhanpur Expn. (5.00 Mty Incr.), HBI UG Aug. (0.42 Mty), Basundhara (W) Expn. (4.60 Mty Incr.) and two JV projects Gopalprasad OCP (15.00 Mty), Talabira OCP (20.00 Mty) with a capital investment of ₹3,728.17 crore (US$520 million) are under implementation.[3][7]

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited news

MCL celebrates World Environment Day-2021

Sambalpur: Mr. P K Sinha, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL)  today emphasised all-inclusive approach to protect the environment and increase the green cover on mother earth, as the company planned for plantation of 2.7 lakh trees over 150 hectare of land in Odish
Posted Date :  05-06-21

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MCL observes Anti-Terrorism Day

Sambalpur: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) today observed Anti-Terrorism Day with employees taking a pledge to uphold & promote peace, social harmony & understanding among all fellow human beings & fight the forces of disruption threatening human lives & values.Mr. P K Sinha, CMD,
Posted Date :  21-05-21

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MCL to expands medical facility in Odisha

New Delhi: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited is expanding the bed capacity of its COVID-19 Hospital in Talcher, Odisha from 120 to 150 beds. MCL is committed to ensuring quality medicare in Odisha, in the fight against the coronavirus.
Posted Date :  14-05-21

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MCL takes a two-pronged strategy to fight corona virus

Sambalpur, May 10, 2021: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has taken a series of steps at an estimated cost of over Rs 32 crore in the first quarter of current financial year to strengthen the fight against COVID19 surge, besides ensuring increased quantity of coal to power plants. MCL had s
Posted Date :  11-05-21

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Mr. P K Patel assumes charge of CVO, MCL

Sambalpur: Mr. Pranab Kumar Patel today assumed the charge of the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) at Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, an Odisha-based subsidiary of Coal India Limited.   Mr. Patel, an officer of Indian Railways Stores Service (IRSS -98), has taken over as ninth CVO of MCL, which
Posted Date :  28-04-21

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Amid COVID-19 outbreak, MCL organises 'Kisan Mela'

New Delhi: Despite the second wave of deadly COVID-19, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a Miniratna Coal PSU organised a ‘Kisan Mela.' Kisan Mela, which was organised in the Jamgaon Gram Panchayat, Lakhanpur block of Jharsuguda in Odisha, is an awareness programme on promoting livelihood
Posted Date :  16-04-21

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MCL surpasses previous Coal dispatch, registers 143.24 MT

New Delhi: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited has surpassed its previous record of 143.01 million tonne coal dispatch (achieved in FY'17) by registering 143.24 million tonne on 25th March 2021. "With this, Team MCL marches ahead to set another milestone in FY'21. This achievement holds impo
Posted Date :  26-03-21

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MCL conducted youth counseling programme

New Delhi: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited organised a Youth counseling programme for skill development training & job placement by CIPET was successfully conducted by Lakhanpur Area Mahanadi Coalfields Limited.  At least 67 youth from peripheral villages participated in the counseling sessi
Posted Date :  18-03-21

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MCL set up an exhibit at Odisha MSME Trade Fair-2021

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has set-up an exhibit at Odisha MSME Trade Fair-2021 in Bhubaneswar. Mr. Dibya Sankar Mishra, MoS (IC) MSME Dept inaugurated the exhibition, which has participation from PSUs/Corporates, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), startups, and technic
Posted Date :  05-03-21

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MCL launches 'Project Barpali’ to transform villages

New Delhi: Inspired by the centrally driven scheme of Pradhan Mantri Aadarsh Gram Yojana, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) launches ‘Project Barpali’ to transform village as a model hamlet in district Sundargarh Odisha with a budget outlay of Rs 10 cr, the initiative will involve the de
Posted Date :  01-03-21

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MCL awarded for practices in Environment, Health and Safety by CCI

New Delhi: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), the youngest of the eight subsidiaries of 'Maharatna' Coal India Limited, has been awarded for the best practices in Environment, Health & Safety by an industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CCI). The company has the status of Min
Posted Date :  26-02-21

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MCL honours the Farmer benefitting through its CSR project 

New Delhi: Benefiting from MCL’s Community Development Project- ‘Utthhan’, Sri Bipin Behera, a farmer from Basiapada village, Birsingarh GP of Jujumura block in Sambalpur district has transformed a barren land into a high-density agri-horti paradise.  The septuagenarian has
Posted Date :  22-02-21

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MCL sets up sanitary napkin production unit under CSR

Sambalpur: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited has established a napkin production unit at Birsingagarh village in Jujomora block, Sambalpur as part of the ongoing “Livelihood and Quality of Life” project assisted by BAIF Foundation. The village has 200 households. The unit will be run by a w
Posted Date :  11-02-21

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MCL’s new CSR project for rural development

New Delhi: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. has taken up backyard poultry farming as one of its new CSR activities for improvement of "Livelihood and Quality of Life for Rural Development" and income generation for people living in and around its mines, in partnership with BAIF Foundation in Odish
Posted Date :  10-02-21

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