New Delhi: The newly appointed Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Bhola Singh inspected four mega mines of NCL in the last few days. Taking stock from the ground, CMD is continuously inspecting the coal mines of NCL. He also visited NCL's mega-project Nigahi and Jayant on Wednesday, Amlohri on Tuesday and Dudhichua on Sunday.
"During the inspection, he watched mine geography, working and progressing pattern, production, dispatch, and mine infrastructure, mega machines and passed necessary directions to project authorities. He also inspected the canteen, rest shelter, and other employees’ welfare amenities," NCL said in an official press release.
In the Jayant project, he went to the coal face, inspected the mine from the viewpoint, and went to 'Ganga Dragline'. He also interacted with the employees & urged them to follow covid & mine safety protocol. During the visit, he especially emphasized environmental protection and passed on necessary directives to concerned officers for this.
On Wednesday, he also inspected the Nigahi project and went to oversee the newly constructed Jayant-Nigahi coal transportation road.
Prior to this, he paid a visit to Amlori, another mega project of NCL. Bhola Singh also went to Central Workshop (CWS), The backbone of NCL on Tuesday.
Notably, Bhola Singh assumed the charge as CMD of NCL from January 1, 2022. NCL is targeting 119 million tonnes (MT) of coal production and 126.5 MT coal dispatch in the current fiscal. NCL operates with 10 open cast coal mines out of which five are mega mines namely Amlohri, Nigahi, Jayant, Dudhichua, and Khadia having an annual production of more than 10 million tonnes per annum.
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