Mine Environment and Mineral Conservation Week concludes

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 13 Feb 2018 10:34:11


Business Bureau,

Final day function of Mine Environment and Mineral Conservation week 2017-18 was held on 11/02/2018 at MOIL Complex, West Court Lawn, Nagpur. The event is observed every year under the aegis of Indian Bureau of Mines, Nagpur to create awareness on environment and conservation of mineral deposits. M/s Ultra Tech Cement Limited, Awarpur Cement Works hosted the event for 2017-18 to spread the message of conservation of minerals, scientific development of mines and systematic mining.

In connection with environment protection and conservation of minerals, the event was celebrated like a festival. It comprised discussion on mine environment and mineral conservation, prize distribution and cultural activities. The objective of host of events and activities was to promote environment awareness and conservation of minerals. An inspection team, set up by IBM during the celebration of MEMC week, embraced members from different mines. The team inspected the several mines and evaluated the performance on afforestation, waste dump management, reclamation, top soil management, conservation of minerals, air an water quality management and aesthetic beauty of mines.

Chief guest of the grand ceremony was Ranjan Sahay (Controller General, IBM Nagpur). Patron of the event was Arun Prasad, Regional Controller, IBM Nagpur. The programme was chaired by G Balasubramaniam, Unit Head, Awarpur Cement Works, Ultratech Cement Limited. On the occasion, Gajendra Singh, FH, Mines, Ultratech, Awarpur Cement Works gave welcome address while Sahay elaborated on several steps taken by IBM Nagpur on different burning issues. S Tiu, Kewal Krishna, Ashish Mishra, all senior officer in IBM, Soudip Ghosh, Ajay Srivastava, N S Baghel, A D Kawale, M Bodhe and others seniors executives and staff of the company joined the function.

Neeraj Tripathi and Archana jointly conducted the proceedings of the function while Soudip Ghosh, HOD, Mines, Awarpur Cement Works, Ultratech Cement Limited proposed a vote
of thanks.