A high-level group Singareni Collieries Firm Ltd (SCCL) officers visited the Naini and New Patrapada coal block areas in Odisha on Tuesday as a part of pursuing varied permissions required from that State authorities and sought cooperation of the officers involved there.
The group was led by Director (Finance, Planning and Tasks) N. Balaram and comprising Advisor (Mining) D.N. Prasad, Advisor (Naini) Vijaya Rao, Common Supervisor (Estates) S.D.M. Subhani and others. The group met Principal Secretary to Odisha Chief Minister Vineel Krishna and requested for the State authorities cooperation in expediting the mandatory permissions for the 2 coal blocks allotted to SCCL.
In response to the visiting group, the Odisha official responded positively on their request to take up a complete socio-economic survey and land acquisition required for the New Patrapada block. In addition they sought cooperation for the development of a brand new rail line for transportation of coal from the New Patrapada block.
They said that the brand new rail line would additionally facilitation transportation of coal from different mines operated within the space by Odisha Mineral Company, Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, Hindalco, Nalco, KPCL and others. The group examined the preparatory work being accomplished within the Naini coal block space and requested the businesses executing the work to hurry it up additional. In addition they visited the close by coal blocks – Utkal-C and Machhakata..
The visiting group additionally met different senior officers of the Odisha authorities together with Secretary (Metal and Mines) Surendra Kumar, Secretary (Income) Vishnu Pada Sethi, Secretary of Odisha Mining Company Balwanth Singh and others. In addition they referred to as on District Collector of Angul, through which Naini and the New Patrapada blocks are unfold.