The Expert Committee headed by T.L Shankar recommended that the issue of major restructuring of CIL should be considered during the 12th Plan Period. This information was given by the Minister of State for Coal, Shri Pratik Prakash Bapu Patil in a written reply in Lok Sabha today. The Minister said that the Government has floated an expression of interest (EOI) seeking applications from various consultancy organisations for a study on restructuring of CIL. In response, seventeen applications have been received from various organizations. Their processing has not been concluded. The interests of all the stakeholders will be kept in mind whilst taking such decisions in the national interest.