Director (Tech) Coal India visits MCL, appreciates performance

Mr B Veera Reddy, Director (Technical), Coal India Limited has appreciated Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) for excellent performance in coal production and contributing a major chunk to the country’s energy needs.

Director (Tech) Coal India visits MCL, appreciates performance
Director (Tech) Coal India visits MCL, appreciates performance

Sambalpur: Mr B Veera Reddy, Director (Technical), Coal India Limited has appreciated Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) for excellent performance in coal production and contributing a major chunk to the country’s energy needs.

Mr Reddy, who had arrived on a two-day tour to MCL yesterday, visited coal mining projects and upcoming infrastructure projects under Ib Valley coalfields in Jharsuguda and Sundergarh districts of Odisha.

On his arrival at MCL HQs, Mr Reddy was greeted by Mr OP Singh, CMD accompanied by the Functional Directors -- Mr KR Vasudevan, D(F), Mr Keshav Rao, D(P), Mr Jugal Kumar Borah, D(T/P&P) --  and the CVO Mr PK Patel.

Mr Reddy, along with the CMD, MCL, also chaired a review meeting of Area General Managers and Heads of the Departments.

He lauded consistent performance by Team MCL despite various challenges. “I congratulate you all for your excellent teamwork and ensuring scaled up coal production and enhanced despatches to meet the growing energy demands of the nation.

Emphasising on the need to innovate in equipment and processes in business operations, Mr Reddy said that there was a need to introduce new machines and innovative techniques to improve productivity of underground operations, which are more environment-friendly.

He encouraged team MCL to further improve departmental equipment utilization up to 80 per cent of capacity.

Mr Reddy also commended MCL for excellence in corporate social responsibility (CSR).