Coal Company is Responsible for Country’s Energy Supply: Coal Secy Dr. Anil Kumar Jain – EQ Mag Pro
New Delhi: Dr. Anil Kumar Jain, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India, New Delhi on Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022, reviewed the performance of Western Coalfields Limited at the Company’s Headquarters. He suggested that WCL should prepare to contribute more in meeting the energy needs of the nation by using new technology, as well as explore other possibilities of profitability.
Shri Jain emphasized skill development training of human resources. He also appreciated the plantation done towards the environment of Wakoli. Dr. Jain congratulated the employees of the company for achieving their production target in the remaining days of this financial year.
In the review meeting, Mr. Manoj Kumar, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of WCI presented the details of various activities of the company. Director (Personnel) Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Director Technical (Operations) Mr. Jai Prakash Dwivedi, Chief Vigilance Officer Mr. Amit Kumar Srivastava, Mr. Mukesh Choudhary, Director (CPD/IC), Ministry of Coal and Regional Director of CMPDIL Nagpur Mr. Manoj Kumar. Dr. Jain also interacted with the General Managers of all the regions and heads of the Headquarters. Earlier, the Coal Secretary, Labor Union, and senior representatives of CMOAI, Sarv Shri Sunil Mishra, C.J. Met Joseph, and Saurabh Dubey and discussed various issues.
Talking to reporters during his Nagpur visit, he said that till the year 2023-24, coal consumers will not need to import coal for power generation. We are moving in the direction of meeting their needs with the country’s produced coal. He further said that in the next financial year, Coal India will achieve the target of producing 700 million tonnes of coal.
Dr. Anil Kumar Jain held meeting with major power manufacturers Mahagenco, MPPGCL, NTPC, Gujarat Power, Adani Power, GMR etc. Everyone expressed satisfaction for providing sufficient quantity of coal on behalf of WECOLI and expected cooperation from WCL in future also.
On Monday 14th February, Dr. Anil Kumar Jain, Secretary, Ministry of Coal (Government of India) and Mr. Mukesh Chaudhary, Director (CPD/IC) who accompanied him inspected the South section of Niljai open mine in Wani area of Wakoli. Dr. Jain felicitated the officers and employees who rendered special service to the forest area and during the second wave of Corona.