Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation

Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation

The Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC) is an autonomous corporation attached to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, of the Government of Pakistan. It was created in 1974 with an authorized capital of Rs.1,000 million to expand and help mineral development activities in the country [ [http://www.pmdc.gov.pk/pmdc-final/index.htm About PMDC - Official government website] ] .

It operates 4 coal mines, 4 salt mines/ quarries and a silica sand quarry. PMDC produces 10% of the coal and 45% of the total salt production in the country. Its annual turn over during the year 2003-2004 was Rs.584.864 million.

PMDC joins hands with local and international private and semi-autonomous/autonomous agencies as joint ventures both for exploration and mining.

The company provides free medical facilities to its mining community and all other employees. It is also running two Secondary Schools, one Women's College at graduate level and a Mine Survey Institute imparting education to the mining as well as local community. It has developed a tourist resort at Khewra to provide social services and save national mining heritage.

ee also

*Pakistan Coal Mines and Resources
*Pakistan Chrome Mines Ltd
*Karak, Pakistan
*Reko Diq
*Baghalchur
*Salt Range
*Loralai
*Khewra Salt Mines
*Atomic City of Pakistan
*Mine clearance agencies

References

External links

* [http://www.pmdc.gov.pk/ Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation Official Site]


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