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Profile : MOIL Limited, Nagpur

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In this article and others like this, we are profiling all the Nagpur - Based companies or the companies having Nagpur as one of their major operational centres. Check out the profile of MOIL below :


In 1962, as a result of an agreement between the Government of India and CPMO (Central Provinces Manganese Ore) Company Ltd., the assets of the latter were taken over by the Government and MOIL (Manganese Ore India Limited) was formed with 51% capital held between the Govt. of India and the State Governments of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh and the balance 49% by CPMO.

Later, in 1977, the balance 49% shareholding was acquired from CPMO and MOIL became a 100% Government Company under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel.     

At present, MOIL operates 10 mines, six located in the Nagpur and Bhandara districts of Maharashtra and four in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh. All these mines are about a century old.

Dongri Buzurg Mine located in the Bhandara district of Maharashtra is an opencast mine that produces manganese dioxide ore used by dry battery industry. MOIL fulfills about 50% of the total requirement of dioxide ore in India. At present, the annual production is around 1,093,363 tonnes which is expected to grow in the coming years.

MOIL has set up Ferro Manganese Plant (10,000 TPY) and Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide (EMD) Plant (1000 TPY) as per its diversification plan for value addition to manganese ore. MOIL has also set up a Captive Power Plant and is further considering, expanding the capacity of ferro manganese plant and setting up a new Silico Manganese Plant by means of joint ventures entered into with Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited and Steel Authority of India Limited.


Address : 

1-A, Katol Road,
Nagpur, 440 013
Maharashtra (India)

Contact : +91-712-2590050

Information Source/Website : www.moil.nic.in


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