“Mechanisation and digitisation are inevitable for sustainable mining in the era of mining 4.0” said Shri Pramod Agrawal, Chairman CIL, while addressing the inaugural session of the 5th International Conference on Opencast Mining organised by Northern Coalfields in Singrauli.
Shri Debasish Nanda, CIL’s Director of Business Development, delivered a speech on the company’s initiatives to minimise carbon footprints.
Chairman – CIL also released a souvenir containing research papers on opencast mining, its roadmap & challenges. He also inaugurated an exhibition organised as a part of ICOMS to showcase various equipment and technological advancement in the mining sector.
During his NCL visit, Chairman, CIL inaugurated a 5-lane cement concrete (CC) road constructed by NCL. The road has separate lanes for coal and public transportation.
Shri Bhola Singh, CMD of NCL, along with senior management from NCL and mining industry specialists, were also present at this event.