New Delhi: On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Dr. Anil Kumar Jain, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India, New Delhi, reviewed the performance of Western Coalfields Limited at the company headquarters. He suggested that WCL should prepare to contribute more to meet the nation’s energy needs using new technologies, as well as explore other opportunities for profitability.
Shri Jain emphasized on training in developing human resource skills. He also appreciated the planting made towards the environment of Wakoli. Dr. Jain congratulated the employees of the company for achieving their production target in the remaining days of this fiscal year.
During the review meeting, Mr. Manoj Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of WCI, presented the details of the various activities of the company. Director (Personnel) Dr. Sanjay Kumar, Technical Director (Operations) Mr. Jai Prakash Dwivedi, Head of Vigilance Mr. Amit Kumar Srivastava, Mr. Mukesh Choudhary, Director (CPD/IC), Ministry of Coal and Regional Director of CMPDIL Nagpur Mr. Manoj Kumar. Dr. Jain also interacted with the General Managers of all regions and Heads of Headquarters. Earlier, Coal Secretary, Union and CMOAI senior representatives Sarv Shri Sunil Mishra, CJ Met Joseph and Saurabh Dubey discussed various issues.
Speaking to reporters during his visit to Nagpur, he said until 2023-24 coal consumers will not need to import coal for power generation. We are moving towards meeting their needs with domestically produced coal. He further said that in the next fiscal year, Coal India will achieve the target of producing 700 million tonnes of coal.
Dr. Anil Kumar Jain held a meeting with major power manufacturers Mahagenco, MPPGCL, NTPC, Gujarat Power, Adani Power, GMR, etc.
On Monday, February 14, Dr. Anil Kumar Jain, Secretary, Coal Ministry (Government of India) and Mr. Mukesh Chaudhary, Director (CPD/IC) who accompanied him inspected the southern section of the Niljai surface mine in the Wani region in Wakoli. Dr Jain commended the officers and employees who did special service to the forest area and during the second wave of Corona.