New Delhi: Coal India Limited’s (CIL) Director (Technical) B Veera Reddy has appreciated Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) for excellent performance in coal production and contributing a major chunk to the country’s energy needs.
Reddy, who had arrived on a two-day tour to MCL on July 15, visited coal mining projects and upcoming infrastructure projects under Ib Valley coalfields in Jharsuguda and Sundergarh districts of Odisha.
On his arrival at MCL Headquarters, Reddy was greeted by MCL CMD OP Singh accompanied by the Functional Directors – Director (Finance) KR Vasudevan, Director (Personnel) Keshav Rao, Director (T/P&P) Jugal Kumar Borah and the CVO PK Patel.
Reddy, along with the MCL CMD also chaired a review meeting of Area General Managers and Heads of the Departments.
He lauded consistent performance by Team MCL despite various challenges. “I congratulate you all for your excellent teamwork and ensuring scaled-up coal production and enhanced despatches to meet the growing energy demands of the nation.
Emphasising the need to innovate in equipment and processes in business operations, Mr Reddy said that there was a need to introduce new machines and innovative techniques to improve the productivity of underground operations, which are more environment-friendly.
He encouraged team MCL to further improve departmental equipment utilization up to 80 percent of capacity.
Reddy also commended MCL for excellence in corporate social responsibility (CSR).
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