Sumanta Choudary Coal Secretary inaugurates new 11000 TPH SPREADER at NLCIL-AU


Shri Sumanta Choudary, IAS , Secretary, Ministry of Coal, GoI,  as part of his visit to NLC India Ltd, Neyveli inaugurated a SPREADER which can handle  11000 Tonnes of Overburden per hour in the presence of Shri Rakesh Kumar, CMD, NLCIL and Shri R.Vikraman, Shri  Prabhakar  Chowki, and Shri Shaji John, Functional Directors  and Shri T.Venkatasubramanian, Chief Vigilance Officer of NLCIL.

In adherence to “Make in India policy of GOI”,  90 % of structural, mechanical & electrical components of the Spreader weighing about 1150 Metric Tonnes are indigenously manufactured costing Rs.91.78 Crores.

Secretary (Coal) also visited NLCIL Mines, Thermal Power Projects and Annanda Illam (The  Home for Elders, managed by NLCIL under its CSR). The Secretary, Coal lauded NLCIL management and its employees for the excellent environmental care Initiatives. Secretary had also interacted with Senior Executives and  Representatives of Trade unions and Associations.

On 10.08.2019, at Annamalai University Campus, Chidambaram, Shri Sumanta Choudary, Secretary to GoI, MoC, in the presence of Shri Rakesh Kumar CMD, NLCIL, Shri R.Vikraman, Shri  Prabhakar  Chowki  and  Shri Shaji John, Functional Directors of NLCIL and Prof. Dr. V. Murugesan, Vice-Chancellor, Annamalai University inaugurated the NLCIL-AU Skill Development Centre Building including Laboratory  ( 1100 Sq. Mts. Area ) constructed as part of  “Skill India Mission” at a cost of Rs 3.6 Crore  to offer Diploma Course  in Mining Engineering along with other skill development and skill upgradation programmes under NLCIL and Annamalai University collaborating as part of CSR initiatives of NLCIL.

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