Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi said that coal and mining sector in the country is playing a vital role in nation building and towards self-reliance, keeping the Prime Minister’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
Addressing the first ever orientation programme for Non-official Directors (NODs) of the CPSEs under the Ministry of Coal and Mines here today, the Minister said that NODs can play an important role to further improve the performance of the CPSEs. He added that coal and mining sectors are the biggest employment generating sectors. Shri Joshi said that the present government is looking at optimal utilization of coal and mining sectors in nation building. The sectors are in a mode of transition to achieve higher production targets, he added.
Minister of State for Coal, Mines and Railways Shri Raosaheb Patil Danve, Secretary Ministry of Coal Dr. Anil Kumar Jain, senior officers of the Ministries of Coal and Mines and NODs from subsidiary organizations attended the orientation programme.