Singareni pioneers in the use of technology: S. Chandrasekhar Director at 9th Asian Mining Congress in Kolkata
Key role in meeting the energy needs of the southern states: Successful entry into the thermal and solar sectors: Director (Operations) Shri S. Chandrasekhar at the 9th Asian Mining Congress in Kolkata
Coal Ministry Secretary Shri Anil Kumar Jain was the chief guest at the conference
Director (E&M) Shri D. Satyanarayana Rao participated in the conference.
Director (Operations) Shri S. Chandrasekhar said that Singareni Calories is always at the forefront of technology acquisition and strongly believes that sustainable growth of the company is possible only through the utilization of technology.
He was the keynote speaker at the 9th Asian Mining Conference and Exhibition in Kolkata hosted by the Indian Institute of Mining, Geological and Metallurgical (MGMI).
The conference, entitled “Technological Advances in Mining: Current Status and Challenges”, was attended by technical experts from around 20 countries on issues related to mining and its allied sectors.
Mr. S. Chandrasekhar, Director (Operations), Singareni, described the development and achievements of Singareni over the past 133 years. He said there was a need for all companies to make extensive use of technology for protected mining in the coming days. He also asked the manufacturing companies to study the requirements of Singareni and develop new technology and machine tools.
ERP – SAP in the country The director explained that Singareni was the first public sector coal company to successfully introduce the system. Singareni was the first coal company to enter the thermal and solar sectors. Explained that machines like drag line, LHDs, SDL etc. have been successfully introduced in the mines.
Singareni has achieved a record production of 65 million tonnes this year and has set a production target of 70 million tonnes for the next financial year. They described themselves as a leader in meeting the energy needs of the southern states. He said the company was also mining in Naini in the neighboring state of Odisha for the first time and would start production from this year.
Entry into the thermal, solar sector
Director (Operations) Shri S. Chandrasekhar said that Singareni Company has started a 1200 MW thermal power plant and is successfully generating electricity as part of its business expansion activities.
He said it had entered the solar power sector and commissioned 219 MW of plants. It has been revealed that plans are afoot to build 250 MW floating solar plants as well as 1500 MW solar and 800 MW thermal plants in the coming days.
Coal Ministry Secretary Dr Anil Kumar Jain was the chief guest at the conference. On this occasion he said that he was happy to significant progress in coal production. All the public sector, private mining companies and machine manufacturing companies in the country participated in the conference.
The event was attended by Colindia Chairman Shri Pramod Agarwal, Director (Technical) Shri Veera Reddy, Singareni dignitaries Shri Rajasekhara Reddy, Shri Naveen, Shri Bala Bhaskar, Shri R. Srinivas, Shri Ramdas, Shri Nageswara Rao, Shri Rajkumar and others.