SECL's 63 mines get star rating from Coal Ministry

SECL have got a place in the star rating list of coal and lignite mines for 63 mines issued by the Ministry of Coal, Government of India based on the performance

SECL's 63 mines get star rating from Coal Ministry
SECL's 63 mines get star rating from Coal Ministry

NEW DELHI- SECL have got a place in the star rating list of coal and lignite mines for 63 mines issued by the Ministry of Coal, Government of India based on the performance in the financial year 2021-22. Among underground mines, Bangwar mine has secured the maximum 5 star rating while in opencast category, mega project Dipka and Gevra, Saraipali and Manikpur mines have got 4 star rating. A total of 51 mines of SECL, including opencast and underground mines, have got a star rating of 3 or more.

Star rating of coal mines has been launched by the Ministry of Coal to promote green, safe and sustainable mining practices with the help of technology.

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Coal Controller's Organisation, Ministry of Coal gives star ratings to coal and lignite mines across the country based on performance of mines in complying with different rules & regulations relating to mining operations as well as in areas relating to safety, environment, rehabilitation of project affected families, welfare of workers etc.

On the occasion of SECL mines getting star rating, CMD Dr. Prem Sagar Mishra said that for SECL we are not only focused on coal production, but quality of coal is equally important for us. So many of our mines achieving star rating is the result of our consistent efforts on important issues like environment, swift employment of project affected people, compliance of safety standards, labour welfare etc. All our officers and work colleagues deserve congratulations for this, and I wish them all the best.

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The 63 mines which have been awarded star rating in the released list include 21 opencast mines and 42 underground mines. Jagannathpur, Jampali, Sharda, Kanchan, Mahan-2, Dhanpuri and Bijari mines have got 3-star rating in opencast mines.

On the other hand, in underground mines Khairha, NCPH R-6, Rani Atari, Vindhya, Kapildhara, Pali, Surakchhar, Bagdeva, Bhatgaon, Kurja, Rajgamar etc. mines have achieved 4 star rating.

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