Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) was established as an autonomous Public Sector Company in October 1972, under the administrative control of 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 1279 projects/reports and established 149838 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 31st Dec, 2013). It has also carried out exploration for Coal Bed Methane. It has recently diversified in to mining and beneficiation of minerals, Production well drilling for CBM and sampling & analysis of coal stocks.
"WE LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED"