Vision cannot always be defined
(former chairman) was the chief architect of PCP International Limited, one of the finest and
renowned construction organisation operating around the globe. Diversified into various
fields, PCP International Limited is growing towards the unparalleled direction of success.
An Engineering graduate with excellent grades, Mejie was offered Government and Public
Sector jobs, but he turned down the offers and proceeded to enhance his qualifications by
joining the first Post Graduate group of eight people selected from all over India at IIT,
Kharagpur. Having post graduated he opted to teach in India's top Engineering University of
Roorkee and later shifted to Guru Nanak Engineering College under Panjab University to face
the challenging task of transforming the students with below average grades and of rural
background into dynamic engineers. He had the vision to sponsor 50% of the graduates of the
first group to go to USA for higher studies. The tradition continued, that today there are
thousands of engineers from that university having done well in their careers in US.
At the age of 31, he became Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering with the
position of Principalship within sight. However, he had some other ideas and switched to
devote his energies to Industry where within a few years, he earned the credit of timely
performance and quality production of intricate import substitutions.
In 1968, an opportunity came his way to be an entrepreneur with the State of Punjab
becoming his partner. He grabbed this opportunity and promoted Punjab Prestressed Concrete
Works Pvt. Ltd and Punjab Chemi-Plants Limited. He was then on the road to success with no
Without any foreign tie-ups and support, PCP took up the construction of Power Projects in
1969 and by 1975 the very vision took him to foreign lands to launch ventures abroad. He faced
very tough times in this venture as his project which was the largest by any Indian company
secured in 1980's got entangled in the difficult situations of wars. He was advised by
everybody including the Financial Institutions to abandon the project, but he persisted. 10
long years of patience and perseverance paid off when the Chairman of State Bank of India had
to comment "we are happy to acknowledge that we were wrong and you were right!"