Kolkata: Maharatna coal behemoth
(CIL) is gearing up for near Rs 16,000crore funding for modernisation to be able to usher in improved effectivity in coal transport and computer-aided loading.
has recognized 14 extra tasks, underneath Part II, for its ‘first mile connectivity initiative’. Collectively, 4 coal corporations of CIL will infuse a tentative capital of over Rs 3,400 crore in these tasks, which have a complete of 100.5 million tonne (MT) capability.
CIL is now implementing this underneath Part I, on 35 tasks every having four MT capability and above, from six of its subsidiaries with a capital of Rs 12,300 crore. Their mixed venture capability is 406 MT per 12 months. In line with officers, the 49 tasks underneath each the phases can have a complete of 506.5 MT capability.
The initiative referred to as ‘first mile connectivity’ (FMC) is the transportation of coal from pitheads to despatch factors. This transfer goals to interchange the prevailing highway transport between the 2 factors and change over to a seamless mechanised coal transport by means of conveyor belts which is a coated system for motion of coal decreasing the mud air pollution. It’ll even have the additional benefit of laptop aided loading of railway wagons.
As a corollary, CIL will arrange coal dealing with vegetation (CHPs) with silos having fast loading techniques, which can have advantages like crushing, sizing of coal, faster and higher high quality coal loading with the benefit of exact pre-weighed amount of coal being loaded. “This will probably be a tipping level in our coal transportation within the first mile. The a number of benefits embody easing the load on highway networks, saving on diesel prices, cleaner atmosphere and stoppage of attainable pilferage. One other benefit is faster computer-aided loading in wagons,” mentioned a senior government of the corporate.
Of the 14 Part II tasks, Central Coalfields (CCL) accounts for 5 with 62.5 MT capability. Mahanadi Coalfields (MCL) with a solitary venture has 20 MT capability. Jap Coalfields (ECL) seven tasks and South Jap Coalfields (SECL) one venture have capacities of 14 MT and four MT respectively. Tenders for these completely different tasks will probably be floated starting August this 12 months until the subsequent two years.