The commercial sale of sand started as a pilot project has been initiated by Western Coalfields Limited (WCL). This initiative is based on the sand extraction due to the overburden of the sand. The said initiative has been commenced as of today.
The first consignment of sand has been given to MOIL Limited, Nagpur-based Public Sector Undertaking was sent off from the Gondagaon project in Nagpur region.
On this occasion, Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Chairman and Managing Director, Ajit Kumar Chaudhary, General Manager, Tarun K. Shrivastav, D.M. Gokhale, G.P. Sharma, Deputy Area Manager,TK Trivedi and Executive Director Technical, C.B. Atwal and General Manager, Prashant Kariya, Kishore Chandrakar, AV Masade were prominently present.
It is to be noted that due to the availability of sand in the mines of Nagpur region, this scheme could be embodied. WCL sand will be provided as a priority for the government sector. Along with this, the search for potential consumers of sand in this area will continue. MoU was signed between WCL and MOIL for the supply of sand extracted from overburden of open mine.
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