Pralhad Joshi reviews coal production, supply at CCL, BCCL

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi chairs a review meeting in Ranchi on October 14, 2021. (PIB)

Ranchi: Union Minister for Coal, Mines, and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi on October 14,2021, chaired a review meeting of CCL and BCCL at CCL HQ, in Ranchi.

V K Tiwari, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Pramod Agarwal, Chairman, CIL, and other senior officials participated among others.

The Minister reviewed coal production and off take of CCL and BCCL. He gave out directions to ensure sustained coal production and dispatch to the power plants.

“Festive season has started and it is our duty to secure uninterrupted supply of coal to the power plants,” Joshi said, adding that the coal companies should take necessary steps to clear the bottlenecks in coal evacuation and production.

The Minister instructed the officials to motivate the employees to make all-out efforts to scale up production and dispatch.

Prior to the joint meeting of CCL and BCCL, Joshi visited Ashoka Mine in Piparwar area of CCL in Chatra District, Jharkhand.

He interacted with the ground team and motivated them to increase production and offtake from the mine. The Minister also visited Bachra Railway Siding in Piparwar Area, Ranchi and emphasized on supply of proper quantity of coal onto the railway wagons. (Press Release)

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