Kolkata: Coal India Limited's (CIL) Chairman AK Jha inaugurated a National Symposium on "Advanced Technology Infusion for Efficiency Enhancement in Energy Sector" in Kolkata. This National Symposium has been organised by IIT (ISM) Alumni Association & Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad in technical collaboration with RMIT University and CSIRO Australia.
Addressing the participants at the symposium, CIL's Chairman AK Jha urged them to invent new technologies which would reduce costs and help increase productivity.
While delivering the welcome address, Coal India's Director (Technical) & President of ISMAA Binay Dayal said that he hoped the symposium would come out with technological infusions required for the Indian energy sector and digital solutions for a visible and sustainable outcome.
The symposium has provided a wide forum to promote advance techno-scientific cooperation towards progress in the energy field. The objective of the symposium is to create awareness among national stakeholders in the mining, oil and gas industries about the recent trends and practices of international organisations.
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad's (IIT Dhanbad) Director Professor Rajiv Shekhar, Consul General (Australian Consulate) Andrew Ford and ISMAA's General Secretary Dr Satyendra K Singh also spoke on the occasion.