Vivek Kumar Sharma, Director of Mines Ministry Joins MECL Board

Shri Sharma is an IOFS Officer (2002 Batch). He possesses rich experience of 22 plus years in the Government Sector. 

Vivek Kumar Sharma, Director of Mines Ministry Joins MECL Board

Shri Vivek Kumar Sharma, Director, Ministry of Mines, Government of India joined the Mineral Exploration and Consultancy Limited Board as the Government Nominee Director on 15th March 2024. 

Shri Sharma is an IOFS Officer (2002 Batch). He possesses rich experience of 22 plus years in the Government Sector. 

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Aout MECL:

Mineral Exploration and Consultancy Limited (MECL)(Formerly Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd.) was established as an autonomous Public Sector Company in October 1972, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Mines, Government of India for systematic exploration of minerals, to bridge the gap between the initial discovery of a prospect and its eventual exploitation. MECL has the Mission "to provide high quality, cost effective and time bound geo-scientific services for exploration and exploitation of minerals".

MECL has completed over 1630 projects/reports and established 200317 Million Tonnes of ores/ mineral reserves of minerals like Coal, Lignite, Bauxite, Copper, Gold, Lead-Zinc, Iron Ore, Limestone, Manganese, Magnesite, Chromite, Fluorspar and several other Industrial Minerals since inception ( As on 30th September, 2023). It has recently diversified into mining and beneficiation of minerals and sampling & analysis of coal stocks.

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