Kolkata: The 13th Indian Coal Markets Conference organised by mjunction services limited, India’s largest B2B e-commerce company, began in Kolkata today. The theme of the conference is “Indian coal: self-sufficiency need of the hour”.
In his welcome address, mjunction MD & CEO, VinayaVarma said, “In order to achieve the stupendous goal of growing the nominal GDP to $5 Trillion by 2025, all sectors must grow in tandem in the most efficient manner. Coal & Energy sectors hold the pulse of the economy and must lead from the front to make it happen.”
In his presentation, MrManojKumar Singh, General Manager, Technical Secretary to Chairman, CIL India has stated, “CIL’s growth plan for the future is in synergy with the ambitious plan of the Government for 24X7 power supply to all homes in the country for which a roadmap to achieve 880MT of coal production by 2024-25 has been finalised”.
mjunction will also host an Awards Night where service providers will be felicitated under various categories such as Coal importer of the year, Indian domestic coal trader of the year, Coal transporter of the year, Coal port performer of the year, Coal inspection agency of the year and Coal mining contractor of the year.
Eminent speakers at the event include Monoj Kumar Singh, General Manager & Technology Secretory, Coal India Ltd (CIL); NiladriBhattacharjee, Partner, KPMG;Partha S Bhattacharyya, former chairman, CIL;Y M S Pillay, CGM, New Initiatives, NLC India;S Chandrasekhar, Director (Operations), SCCL;V K Arora, Chief Mentor, KCT Group;T K Nag, Advisor (Mining), WBPDCL;Supriyo Gupta, Director & Head (Government & PSU Business), Deutsche Bank; R K Sachdev, President, Coal Preparation Society of India (CPSI); Andrew Moore, Managing Editor, Platts Coal Trader; Derek Langston, Head of Research, Simpson Spence and Young;Miko Brown, Analyst, Argus; PradipPurohit, VP (Fuel), Star Cement, among other global experts.