Singareni: Excavate and transport daily 2.2 lakh metric tonnes of coal: CMD N.Sridhar instructs Area GMs
With the deadline fast approaching for the completion of this financial year, Singareni Collieries C&MD Sri N.Sridhar has instructed the authorities concerned to expedite the targeted coal production by excavating and transporting 2.2 lakh metric tonnes of coal daily for the next two months period. The officials were also informed to remove at least 15 lakh cubic meters of overburden daily at the opencast projects.
Singareni chairman and managing director Sri N Sridhar had conducted a review meeting with the officials at the Singareni bhavan in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Reviewing the progress of area-wise coal production, he instructed the officials to increase the operation of heavy machinery from the existing 13 hours per day to 18 hours per day by motivating the miners.
Directing the officials to expedite the Kothagudem-Sathupalli railway line by March end this year, he said that the largest CHP (coal handling plant) coming up at Sathupalli should be also completed by March end. He informed the officials to expedite the land acquisition for the OCPs in Ramagundam, Bhupalpally, Srirampur and other areas by holding consultations with the revenue officials.
Reiterating that the Singareni was firm on the excavation of coal from Naini block in Odisha state from April onwards, he instructed the officials to complete the remaining forest and general clearances, acquiring government land etc within one month period.
Reviewing the performance of the Adriyala long wall project and Continuous miner, he said that the Adriyala mine should produce 8,000 tonnes of coal production. The continuous miners at GDK 11 incline should produce 25,000 to 30,000 tonnes of coal per day.
Singareni directors Sri S Chandrashekhar (Operations), Sri N Balaram(Finance, Personnel, P &P) and Sri. D Satyanarayana Rao(E&M), Advisor(mining) Sri. DN Prasad, ED (coal movement) Sri.J Allwyn, GM (marketing & CDN) Sri.K.Ravishankar, Area General Managers, Corporate GMs and others participated.