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.