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Eastern Coalfields Limited

Eastern Coalfields Limited is a coal producer based in India. The company was founded in 1975 after nationalisation of coal mines in India. It inherited all the private sector coal mines of the Raniganj Coalfield. It is one of the fully owned subsidiaries of Coal India Limited.

Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) is a coal producer based in India. The company was founded in 1975 after nationalisation of coal mines in India. It inherited all the private sector coal mines of the Raniganj Coalfield. It is one of the fully owned subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. The company has its headquarters at Sanctoria, in West Bengal.
 
Coalmining in India first started in the Raniganj Coalfield. In 1774, John Sumner and Suetonius Grant Heatly of the British East India Company found coal near Ethora, presently in Salanpur community development block. The early exploration and mining operations were carried out in a haphazard manner.
 
Regular mining started in 1820, led by an agency house, Alexander & Co. In 1835, Prince Dwarkanath Tagore bought over the collieries and Carr, Tagore and Company led the field. For the entire 19th century and a major part of the 20th century, Ranigunj coalfields was the major producer of coal in the country.
 
At the behest of William Princep, Carr, Tagore and Company joined hands with Gilmore Homfray and Co. in 1843 to form Bengal Coal Co., which opened up coal mining activities. Their headquarters was at Sanctoria.
 
Nationalisation of the coal industry was in stages. The management of coking coal mines was taken over in 1971 and the coking coal mines were nationalised in 1972. The management of non-coking coal mines was taken over on 31 January 1973 and these were nationalised on 1 May 1973. Coal India Limited, a holding company, was formed in 1975, encompassing the entire coal industry.[5] In 2016-17, CIL produced 554.14 million tonnes of coal. It is the single-largest coal producer in the world. Eastern Coalfields Ltd. is one of the 7 wholly owned producing subsidiaries of CIL.

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Employee reward and recognition program at ECL

New Delhi: Sonepur Bazari Area conducted Employee Reward & Recognition Program under Mission Sambandh. Sri Vinay Ranjan, Director (Personnel) ECL was present to grace the occasion, he bestowed departmental and contractual employees of Sonepur Bazari Area for their outstanding contribution with a
Posted Date :  17-02-20

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The Best Enterprises Award Conferred To WIPS ECL

Hyderabad: Forum of Women in Public Sector(WIPS) conferred ECL "BEST ENTERPRISES AWARD", under Miniratna & Others Category in recognition of the commendable work done for the development of women by the WIPS ECL during 30th National meet "Power to transform- decision to action" at Hyderabad.
Posted Date :  12-02-20

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Dr Smritikana Mandal Of ECL Awarded By Director CIL

Ranchi: Dr. Smritikana Mandal of ECL awarded by director (P&IR), Coal India Limited During CIMECON 2020 for her paper on diabetic foot and ulcer in sanctoria hospital. CIMECON 2020 Hosted by CCL at IICM Ranchi from 7th to 9th Febharry, 2020.
Posted Date :  10-02-20

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ECL organised heart check up camp

New Delhi: SATGRAM Area of ECL organised Heart check up camp at J K NAGAR under Mission SAMBANDH. General Manager Satgram Area inaugurated the camp where employees & and other stakeholders of the area participated.
Posted Date :  10-02-20

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ECL Observance of World Cancer Day

New Delhi: Observance of WORLD CANCER DAY on 4th February, 2020 at ECL, HQ. by Team INDRADHANUSH, HQ. in collaboration with Mission SuDESHH, Mission MITWA and Central Hospital Sanctoria Hospital to raise awareness on cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. The primary pu
Posted Date :  04-02-20

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ECL Organised CIL Inter Company Badminton Tournament 2019-20

New Delhi: CIL Inter Company Badminton Tournament 2019-20 Organised by Eastern Coalfields Limited at Polo Ground Asansol from 30.01.2020 to 01.02.2020. All the subsidiary of CIL participated in 10 nos. events for men and women category. Director(Personnel) , ECL and CVO, ECL along with Welfare Bo
Posted Date :  03-02-20

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ECL bids farewell to the employees superannuated

New Delhi: Eastern Coalfields Limited bids farewell to the employees superannuated on 31.01.2020. The program was attended by Functional Directors, General Managers and employees of HQ. The superannuated employees shared their success stories and motivated others to create value for the organisat
Posted Date :  01-02-20

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ECL provided 8 nos. battery operated E-Rickshaw

New Delhi: Eastern Coalfields Limited has provided 8 nos. battery operated E-Rickshaw at Eastern Command Zone Headquarters, Kolkata of Indian Army for the benefit of Army veterans and their families under CSR initiative of ECL.   During this program Major General RS Bhadauria, MG-IC-Adm
Posted Date :  24-01-20

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ECL conducted a workshop on improving production safety

New Delhi: A Workshop on 22.01.2020 was conducted with Functional Directors , Corporate JCC, Welfare Board , Safety Board members & Area General Managers where emphasis were given to maximise productivity, strengthening safety and IR. The workshop also focused on use of social media sites like Fa
Posted Date :  23-01-20

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ECL Celebrated Makar Sankranti

New Delhi: After a successful year of the mission, Team Indradhanush, ECL HQ kick started 2020 by celebrating the five festivals of January namely Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu and Sohrai today on 15.01.2020 with the presence of Respected Director (Personnel), ECL Shri Vinay Ranjan along w
Posted Date :  16-01-20

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ECL conducted wellness program

New Delhi: A wellness program was conducted by Eastern Coalfields Limited specifically for our female employees. The session was enriching by some meditation and music therapy.
Posted Date :  15-01-20

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Mission indradhanush was held at ECL

New Delhi: On the occasion of successful completion of One Year of Mission Indradhanush, a Brain Storming session chaired by CMD, ECL and D(P), ECL with all Area Nodal Officers of Mission Indradhanush was held at ECL, HQ on 11.01.2020 to discuss strategies and way forward of the Mission with the
Posted Date :  11-01-20

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ECL organized a workshop at central hospital

New Delhi: Women in Public Sector (WIPS), ECL HQ organized a workshop at Central Hospital Kalla on 9th of January, 2020 at 3:00PM to discuss various issues related to working women. Nodal Officers of Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) and WIPS Coordinators of different Areas of ECL were present
Posted Date :  10-01-20

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Vigilance awareness program was conducted at ECL

New Delhi: Vigilance Awareness program was conducted at Kajora Area on 07.01.2020 where Area GM, all HODs, Agents and other concerned executives & employees was present during the program. A team consists of 4 executives of Vigilance dept. ECL was Key speaker during the program.
Posted Date :  07-01-20

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Joint consultative committee meeting at ECL HQ

New Delhi: Joint Consultative Committee Meeting with JCC members, Functional Directors and concerned GMs held on 07.01.2020 at ECL HQ. Sri P S Mishra, CMD ECL chaired the meeting where Sri J P Gupta, D(T) & Sri Vinay Ranjan, D(P) were present and discussed matters related to production, productiv
Posted Date :  07-01-20

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