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Project & Development India Limited (PDIL)




Project & Development India Limited (PDIL)

  1. Overview

Projects & Development India Ltd. (PDIL) is an ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018 Certified as well as ISO/IEC 17020: 2012 Accredited and a Mini Ratna, Category-1 Govt. of India Undertaking under Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. PDIL is a premier Consultancy & Engineering Organization which has played pivotal role in the growth of Indian Fertilizer Industry.

With over Seven decades of experience, PDIL

  • Provides Design, Engineering & related project execution services from Concept to Commissioning in the Fertilizer sector;
  • Provides services in other sectors like Oil & Gas, Refinery, Chemicals, Infrastructure, Offsite and Utilities;
  • Is an approved Third Party Inspection agency and undertakes works of Third Party Inspection and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT);

The authorized Share Capital of the company is Rs. 60 crore and Paid up Capital is Rs. 17.30 crore as on 31.03.2020

  1. Vision/Mission
  • To be a leading Engineering and Project Management Consultancy organization
  • To create and deliver integrated techno-commercial solution optimum in cost, quality and time to all customers.
  • To pursue relentlessly world class quality in engineering consultancy and project management by imbibing best practices.


3.0 Industrial /Business Operations

a) Financial Performance:

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* Proposed Dividend for 2021-22 subject to approval of Shareholders at the AGM.

    • Performance Highlights


    1. Offered
      1. Services

Market Demand Study Reports, Techno-Economic Feasibility Studies, Detailed Project Reports, Site Selection, Risk Analysis, EIA Studies, etc.

      • Project Services
  1. Project Implementation Services - Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM) Services - Design, Detailed Engineering, Procurement Assistance, Warehouse Management, Inspection & Expediting, Project Management, Construction Supervision, Commissioning and Performance Guarantee Tests.
  2. Project Management Consultancy (PMC) Services
  3. Lumpsum Turnkey (LSTK) Projects
      1. Specialized Services

Revamp/ Retrofit/ De-bottlenecking Studies, Health Study & End-to-End Survey, Environmental Engineering, Energy Audit/ Safety Audit, PDS–3 D Piping Model, Process Simulation and Optimization, HAZOP Study, Due Diligence Assignments, etc.

Third Party Inspection and Non Destructive Testing (NDT)

Services including Project & Third Party Inspection (Shop & Field Inspection) and NDT Services for plants in various industrial sectors.

    • Projects Executed / Under Execution

Fertilizer Sector

PDIL has been relentlessly working as overall Project Management Consultant for the assignments of providing Consultancy Services for the revival of closed units of Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd. (FCIL) and Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd.(HFCL) at Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Barauni (Bihar), Sindri (Jharkhand) and Talcher (Odisha) through the Joint Venture Companies viz. Hindustan Urvarak Rasayan Ltd. (HURL) and Talcher Fertilizers Ltd. (TFL).   The three projects of HURL are under advanced stages of completion.


In addition to above, PDIL secured several other jobs including energy saving projects from various clients.

Projects ongoing / completed during the year (Domestic Projects) :


Under Execution:


Consultancy Services including PMC for gas based 2200 MTPD Ammonia and 3850 MTPD Urea Fertilizer Projects at Gorakhpur, Barauni and Sindri for HURL, New Delhi

Consultancy services for Coal Gasification based Ammonia-Urea Fertilizer Project at Talcher for TFL, Noida

Detailed Engineering services, Procurement Assistance and Site Supervision Services for Ammonia-V Revamp project at Trombay for Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd. (RCF)

Preparation of DFR, PMC Services for LSTK Contract (Post Award), Consultancy Services for Balance items on EPCM basis for GT-HRSG Project at Trombay and

EPCM Services for Energy Saving project-II at NFL, Vijaipur.

Preparation of Detailed Feasibility Report (DFR) for 1200 MTPD (DAP basis) complex fertilizer plant at Thal for M/s Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd.

  • Consultancy Services for installation of new 10” NB Marine Ammonia Unloading Arm at Liquid Jetty for M/s Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd at Kandla
  • Environmental Monitoring for new Ammonia Urea plants at Barauni and Sindri for HURL
  • PMC Services for replacement of single wall Ammonia Storage Tank by double wall storage tank in Ammonia Plant for GNFC, Bharuch.


Projects ongoing / completed during the year (Foreign Projects) :-


  • Pre-project Activities, Detailed Feasibility Study, and preliminary environmental clearance for new Urea silo, new marine belt conveyor and new ship loader for M/s OMIFCO, Oman


      1. Oil & Gas and Other Sectors


PDIL has exhibited its strong presence in the non-fertilizer sector as well by way of securing several orders for Refinery and Oil & Gas projects.

Major Orders secured:

  • PMC for proposed Jammu CUF Depot for M/s Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL)
  • EPCM/ Engineering Consultancy for various modification jobs at GAIL Pata
  • Detailed Engineering and consultancy services for recycle gas scrubber facility in DHDT unit of IOCL Barauni Refinery
  • EPCM Services for proposed SV2 to Rasayani Pipeline for BPCL, Rasayani


Projects ongoing / Completed:


Under Execution

  • EPCM Services for 2 Nos. of 24,000 MT capacity each Cryogenic Above Ground Tank and associated infrastructure to develop LPG import facilities at Old Kandla, Kutch, Gujarat for M/s Aegis Logistics Ltd. Mumbai
  • Consultancy Services for balance works of EPCM & Allied services for the proposed additional tankages, 2nd spur tank wagon loading/ unloading facilities and allied works at Ratlam TOP for IOCL, Mumbai
  • EPCM Services for POL (Petroleum Oil Lubricant) Terminals of IOCL (Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.) at Atchutapuram (Andhra Pradesh), Malkapuram (Telangana), Asanur (Tamil Nadu) and Motihari (Bihar).
  • EPCM Services for LPG Bottling Plants of IOCL at Salem (Tamil Nadu), Agartala (Tripura), Goindwala Sahib (Punjab), Nagpur (Maharashtra), Mananpur (M.P.) and Maneri (M.P.)
  • EPCM Services for LPG Mounded Bullets of IOCL at Guwahati (Assam) and PMC Services for LPG Mounded Bullets of ONGC at Hazira & Uran
  • EPCM Services (Phase-II) for setting up of catalyst plant at Panipat Refinery for IOCL, New Delhi
  • EPCM Services for Conversion of Baitalpur Depot to ToP (Petroleum Storage Terminal) at Patna Baitalpur Pipeline at Baitalpur (U.P.) for IOCL, Mumbai
  • Consultancy for LPG Augmentation Projects at Aurangabad and Kondapalli for HPCL, Mumbai
  • EPCM Services for LPG Import Facilities at Paradip for IOCL
  • Detailed Engineering Consultancy Services for various works at installations of Ankleshwar Asset of ONGC
  • PMC Services for capacity augmentation of IOCL LPG Import Terminal at Kandla, Gujarat
  • EPCM services for Rayagada LPG Bottling plant of HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.)
  • EPCM & Allied Services for Revamping of Facilities at Visakhapatnam (Vizag) Terminal of IOCL
  • EPCM & Allied Services for the Construction of Additional Tankages and Allied Facilities at Vijayawada Terminal of IOCL.



  • Consultancy Services for Transmix Separator Plant at Mohanpura, Jaipur for IOCL, Noida


      1. Sector


PDIL has undertaken many projects in Chemical Sector such as Methanol, Hydrogen, Methyl Amines, Sulphuric Acid, Phosphoric Acid, Nitric Acid, Sodium Nitrite/Nitrate, Ammonium Nitrate and Ammonium Bi-Carbonate. PDIL has provided Consultancy Services to GAIL for GSU & GPU modification job at Pata, Detailed Engineering Services to GSFC, Vadodara for Methanol Plant, Basic Design Engineering for Ammonium Sulphate Plant & Ammonia Liquor Treatment Plant of Rourkela Steel Plant at Rourkela for Shriram EPC. PDIL has also rendered Project Management Services for setting up a Sulphur Bentonite Plant at NFL, Panipat.

Presently, PDIL is rendering its services to the following projects:

  • Consultancy & PMC Services for the upcoming Weak Nitric Acid (WNA-III) Plant & Ammonium Nitrate (AN-II) Plant of GNFC, Bharuch.
  • Preparation of DFR for New Concentrated Nitric Acid (CNA) Plant based on Magnesium Nitrate route for RCF, Trombay
  • Feasibility Study of Ammonium Nitrate Project at Paradip for IOCL

For utilization of indigenous coal resources, PDIL is working / has worked as a Consultant for various upcoming projects of M/s Coal India Ltd. & its subsidiaries, M/s Talcher Fertilizers Ltd., M/s NLC India Ltd., M/s IOCL etc for production of Ammonia, Methanol, Ammonium Nitrate, Di Methyl Ether (DME), Ethanol, Synthetic Natural Gas etc. most of which are being imported in huge quantities by India.




      1. sector


PDIL has established credentials in Infrastructure Sector also and has provided PMC Services/ Review Consultancy Services for Housing project of the Ministry of Defence.

      1. and Utilities


PDIL has executed many Offsites and Utilities packages on Turnkey / EPCM basis for a number of clients. These packages include DM Water Plants, Effluent Treatment

Plants, Captive Power Plants, Material handling Plants, Atmospheric Ammonia Storage and Handling facilities. Recently, PDIL has rendered Detailed Engineering services for offsites / utilities of an Expansion Project at Port Harcourt, Nigeria for M/s Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Ltd, Nigeria. Presently, PDIL is rendering PMC Services for Non-LSTK Packages and EPCM Services for Non-Packages of Offsites & Utilities for Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni Projects of HURL and Talcher Project of TFL.


  • Pharma Sector


Presently, PDIL is rendering PMC Services to Deptt. of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. of India for Cluster Development Programme for Pharma Sector.


  • Telecommunication Sector


PDIL has been awarded the assignment for Third Party Assurance (TPA) for Acceptance and Testing for Survey, Supply & Replacement of lossy and faulty Optical Fibre Cable of BharatNet Phase-I in BBNL for

  • Package 1 –Bihar and Jharkhand
  • Package 2 – Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharastra
  • Package 3 – Haryana, Uttarkhand, UP (West) and UP (East)
      • Assignments Abroad

PDIL has executed many prestigious projects in Fertlizer sector abroad like:

EPCM services for M/s Burrup Fertilizers Projects Ltd, Australia

 PMC services for M/s Algeria Oman Fertlizer Project, Algeria etc.

EPCM services for tank farm and raw water pumping house for M/s JIFCO, Jordan.

Detailed Engineering services for offsite/Utilities and PMC services during Early Work for Fertilizer Expansion Project at Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Apart from these, several other assignments viz. carrying out a study for evaluating the energy consumption of Ammonia and Urea plants for OMIFCO, Oman, rendering Consultancy Services for existing problems in Ammonia - Urea Plant for M/s Notore, Nigeria and preparation of Feasibility Reports for GTSP plant & for DAP/NPKS plant in Tanzania for M/s Minjingu Mines & Fertilizers Ltd, Tanzania were also secured by PDIL.

      • Third Party Inspection & NDT Services

PDIL has firmly established its credentials as a Third Party Inspection (TPI) and Non- Destructive Testing (NDT) Agency. Statutory inspection, testing and certification of LPG / Ammonia Horton Spheres, Mounded LPG Bullets, Inspection & Re- commissioning of Ammonia Storage Tanks and Health Assessment of Reformer Tubes by Automatic Ultrasonic Scanning (AUS) continued to be the specialized activities of PDIL.

Major Oil & Gas companies such as IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC, GAIL etc. continued to repose confidence in PDIL by awarding inspection and NDT jobs to PDIL.

During the year, PDIL received a prestigious order from IOCL HO, Mumbai, for consultancy services for All India implementation of automation related to IntelliGreen Plant concept at identified 74 existing LPG locations. Another major order received from IOCL NRO is for consultancy services for upgradation of Terminal automation System & allied services for three locations i.e. Lucknow, Kanpur & Jhansi under UPSO-I. IOCL HO also engaged PDIL as an Engineering Consultant to study the documents and prepare tender specifications for iSECURE system consisting of ACS_VMS_GTPM at all LPG Bottling Plants of IOCL. Another job awarded by IOCL was for consultancy services for design, engineering and site visits for automation work at Mangalore Terminal under Karnataka State Office.

Apart from above, other jobs awarded by IOCL include:


Electrical Consultancy services for installation of Vacuum Circuit Breaker (VCB) at Gonda Depot.

Inspection of Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC) Bags for supply to their PTA Plant at Panipat.

Third Party Inspection Services for construction of Mounded Type Pressure Vessels and Fire Water Tanks at IOCL’s LPG Bottling Plants at Ajmer, Aligarh and Kashipur. Third Party Inspection of indigenous Electrical items ordered by M/s IOCL (Pipelines Division) across the country.

Electrical Safety Audit of IOCL’s LPG Bottling Plants at Farrukhabad, Jaipur, Bhopal, Haridwar, Etawah, Aligarh, Vashi, Kashipur, Guna, Ujjain, Lakhimpur Kheri, and Shahjahanpur; Oil Depot at Gonda; Oil Terminals at Sidhpur and Rewari; Lube Oil

Blending Plants at Silvassa, Taloja and Asaoti; Grease Plant at Vashi, Office Buildings at New Delhi, Mumbai and residential building at Sidhpur and Jaipur.


Electrical audit of office buildings / oil installations is a safety concept. It is an exercise to foresee and predict the error prone zones in the electrical system or equipment, which may creep in during operations, maintenance of the electrical system in the building. An electrical audit identifies and analyses problems/deficiencies which may creep in the equipment/system while running the system for a long period. An audit report, thus made taking care of all such factors and making specific recommendations, serves as a check list for the purpose of implementation of recommendation and eradication of all susceptible short-comings to the extent of improving safety in the Electrical System. It has been observed that due to periodical Electrical Safety Audit in oil sector, awareness towards electrical hazard among working staff has improved a lot and this has improved electrical system of plants and terminals and minimized breakdown due to electrical faults.

Inspection of Solar Power Plants being installed at IOCL’s various LPG Bottling Plants and oil installations.

Residual Life Assessment of electrical equipments installed at IOCL’s various Oil Depots and Terminals.

Audit of earthing system at IOCL’s various Oil Depots and Terminals.



On the basis of credential and satisfactory performance, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), Bhubaneswar, awarded additional job for Third Party Quality Inspection of village electrification works in the districts of Bhadrak, Balasore & Mayurbhanj in the State of Odisha under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) 12th Plan.

Similarly, satisfied with our TPI services, Purvanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PuVVNL), Varanasi, and Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL), Bhubaneswar, have extended the validity of their Work Order for another one year. Telangana State Southern Power Distribution Company Limited (TSSPDCL), Hyderabad, have also awarded us the job for pre-dispatch inspection of material being procured by them.

More TPI jobs in the power sector were received during the year from M/s South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited, Patna; North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited, Patna; and Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited, Shimla for TPI of materials being procured by them.

In NDT, PDIL has been awarded the job of carrying out inspection and recommissioning of 1 No. 5000 MT Atmospheric Ammonia Storage Tank at Kandla Unit of IFFCO.

M/s Shriram Vinyl & Chemical Industries, Kota, awarded the job of Inspection of 4 No. Acetylene Generators installed at their Kota Carbide Plant.

M/s G.R. Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, availed our services for inspection of 3 No. LPG Mounded Bullets of 4500 m3 capacity at ONGC, Uran Plant.

Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited (HOCL), Ambalamugal (Kochi), entrusted us with the job of Statutory Inspection of Horton Spheres and Propylene Bullets at their Ambalamugal Plant.

In the specialized field of Automated Ultrasonic Scanning of Reformer Tubes, we were awarded the AUS jobs by IOCL, Haldia Refinery, and IFFCO Aonla Unit.

GAIL (India) Limited also availed our AUS services for Health Check-up of GCU Furnace Coils at GAIL, Pata.

      1. Audit- SSP Plants

PDIL continues its engagement by Department of Fertilizer (DoF) for providing

services of Audit of SSP/ DAP plants related to:-


  1. Rock evaluation of SSP product
  2. Determination of P2O5 content in SSP/DAP product


      1. Sectors: Heavy Water Plant


PDIL is presently working on an assignment of providing Engineering Services     Consultancy for Basic engineering and preparation of DBR and DPR for setting up A) Single stream & B) Twin Stream Hybrid Technology Based HWP at existing / new location for M/s Heavy Water Board, Mumbai.

      1. Feasibility / Detailed Project Report:


One of the major activities of PDIL continued to be preparation of Pre-Feasibility Report (PFR)/ Techno-Economic Feasibility Report (TEFR)/ Detailed Feasibility Report (DFR)/ Detailed Project Report (DPR).

PDIL has bagged the following assignments pertaining to preparation of Feasibility Reports:

  • Preparation of DFR for New Concentrated Nitric Acid (CNA) Plant based on Magnesium Nitrate route for M/s RCF, Trombay
  • Preparation of PFR for setting up a SCG based Ammonium Nitrate plant at Majri Area for M/s Western Coalfields Limited, Nagpur
  • Preparation of TEFR for setting up 50 MTPD Ammonium Bi-carbonate (ABC) facility at any one location of National Fertilizers Limited
  • Preparation of PFR for setting up a SCG based Ammonium Nitrate plant by using coal from Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) for M/s CCL, Ranchi
  • Preparation of report for suggesting modification/ upgradation required in Urea handling/ bagging plant at Panagarh for M/s Matix Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (MFCL)
  • Preparation of DFR for setting up 1200 MTPD (DAP basis) complex fertilizer plant at Thal for RCF
  • Feasibility Study of Ammonium Nitrate project at Paradip for IOCL
  • Preparation of BFR for proposed Phase-2 of Ammonia-Urea complex at Panagarh, West Bengal for MFCL
  • Revalidation of Detailed Feasibility Report for 600 MTPD Ammonium Nitrate Plant for M/s CFCL, Gadepan



    1. house strengths of PDIL


    1. & Other Infrastructure Facilities

Various locations of PDIL are connected through secured Virtual Private Network (VPN) to access data & application. The VPN and internet facility has been upgraded from Radio Frequency (RF) Technology to latest optical fiber technology with higher connectivity speed which is more reliable and efficient.

To provide secure channel to critical application over internet, VPN client has been installed for remote users.

The engineering departments are using latest version of Software like Aspen plus, Synergee, PHA-Pro, Primavera, AutoCAD, Micro-station, Staad-Pro, Caesar, PV-Elite, MicroProtol, ETAP. SP3D software is being used for modeling simulation. AFT Fathom and AFT Fathom software have been added to Process Engineering software list. Additional licenses of Primavera have been procured.

The PDIL Intranet site has been redesigned with new look and serves as a central repository

of information.

The servers running critical application and enterprise software for mail, Spam and security management has already been upgraded. The present server uses virtualization technology. The file storage capacity has been augmented to accommodate growing enterprise data.

The upgrade of network backbone along with cabling work to upgrade to CAT6A has been completed.

PDIL has procured 150 nos. of latest specification desktops and 7 Large format multi function printers and color laser jet printers for replacement of existing desktops and printers.

PDIL is committed to keep its manpower abreast with latest technology and software through training and up-gradation. The engineering team is equipped with availability of latest technology and tools to ensure efficient handling of business challenges.

    1. Project


With implementation of SAP ERP, PDIL has been able to integrate its activities on a single platform.

    1. Project


PDIL has implemented “Documentum” of EMC2 as its Electronic Document Management System. This helps PDIL to preserve all its documents in electronic form.

6.0 Human Resources


The category wise details of employees as on 31.03.2022 is as follows:-





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PDIL is having highly competent and experienced technical manpower. At present, PDIL is having 327 employees of various disciplines such as Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science & Information Technology, etc. from reputed Engineering Institutes. With the vast experience & technical expertise of these resources, PDIL is having sufficient skilled manpower to execute the number of mega projects simultaneously.

Employment to SC/ST/OBC/ PH persons

Facilities viz. applicable relaxation in age & percentage of marks is being extended to SC/ST/OBC candidates at the time of recruitment in line with Govt. Guidelines issued from time to time.

The persons belonging to EWS, who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC/ST/OBC, are given 10% reservation in direct recruitment.

Grievance Redressal

In PDIL, Grievance Cell has been set up in the offices of the Unit Heads of the respective unit i.e. Noida and Vadodara. A box for grievance has been put up in the respective Unit premises for Public which is being opened regularly by the Grievance Redressal Machinery. As on date there is no grievance is pending with PDIL. Grievances Redressal Mechanism has also been displayed in our website.


The Company has a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Sustainability Policy. It has been doing CSR activity since the year 2007. CSR is a company‘s commitment to operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognising the interests of its stakeholders. This commitment is beyond statutory requirements. PDIL has a Board Level Committee, which decides the activities to be taken up under CSR and ensure its execution as per CSR policy.

The Company allocated Rs. 58.84 lakhs as CSR budget during the year 2022-23 Pin terms of relevant provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and Government Guidelines on CSR activities. I.

  1. MOU with DoF
    1. of Understanding (MoU)

PDIL has got “Excellent” MOU rating for the year 2011-12. The company has been receiving ‘Excellent’ rating since the first year of its signing MOU in 2006-07 to 2011-2012. The Company has received “Good ‘MoU rating form the year 2012-13 to the year 2017-18. In the year 2018-19 and 2019-2020, PDIL has been able to secure “Very Good” MoU Rating for the year.

    • MoU Awards

PDIL has won prestigious MoU Excellence Award for 2007-08 under the category of “Turnaround CPSE”, which was conferred by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.