Anil Swarup I.A.S, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, GOI visits NLC

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By Sarkaritel January 2, 2016 10:01

Anil Swarup I.A.S, Secretary, Ministry of Coal, GOI visits NLC


Anil Swarup I.A.S., Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India, visited Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd., Neyveli on 1st January 2016. He visited the open cast lignite mines and thermal plants and   reviewed   the   performance of Thermal Power Plant and linked Lignite Mines. Sarat Kumar Acahrya , CMD ,NLC and Functional Directors, Rakesh Kumar, SubirDas , Thangapandian,   P. Selva kumar  and Shivaraj Singh CVO and Senior officials accompanied during his visit.

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Anil Swarup during his visit observed the mining operations & Power Generation procedures.Then he visited the construction Site of  Lignite based 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project (NNTPP) and  enquired the status of the project    advised to speed up the implementation of the project.  He switched  the functioning of the  EOT crane.

While interacting with Press & Media at NNTPP construction site , he informed India’s coal imports fell 10% in this year  and as local output rose fast under the present government’s push  and it is on track to become self-sufficient in thermal coal and power production.  Government of India planned   to bring 175,000 MW  Renewable Energy in that  10,000 MW of solar energy and   emphasized the importance of NLC ‘s  role in  meeting the energy needs and appreciated the efforts taken by  for the installation of Solar PV Plant to the extent of 4000 MW in  Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana .

Regarding Maharatna status to NLC raised by press, S. K Acharya, CMD,NLC informed that NLC is  making all its efforts to get Maharatna status in coming few years and stated  that the company giving much importance to the Renewable   energy in its growth path.

In the afternoon, he met the Unit heads of various Plants and Departments and reviewed the status of the ongoing projects and discussed the problems confronting them and   assured all support for the organization. The Secretary appreciated the dedicated and committed efforts of employees. He met the representatives of Trade Unions and Associations and wished them for their co-operation to achieve the targets.  He lauded   NLC for its Ecological balance activities and community development initiatives in big way.

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By Sarkaritel January 2, 2016 10:01