Bhubaneswar:26/11/19:R Vineel Krishna, Managing Director, Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) has said “Odisha has richness of mines and minerals. There are many mines that will be opened and expanded in the state.”
“Mines auction process is going on and more exploration process is being conducted here. In such situation, we really need skilled manpower to operate these mines for which we may avoid accidents”, said he.
Mr.Vineel Krishna has pointed out the issue while speaking at the concluding day of the 37th Odisha Metalliferous Mines Safety Week Celebration (OMMSWC).
OMMSWC held under the aegis of Bhubaneswar Region of the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) and hosted by Utkal Alumina International Limited, at Rail Auditorium here on 24 November.
Speaking on the occasion, Utkal Alumina International Limited (UAIL) Chairman Surya Kanta Mishra hoped that the industries would get skilled manpower owing to the help received from skill development program. “There will be no shortage of skilled manpower in near future,” he said.
DDG & DMS Bhubaneswar and Chairman of OMMSWC Subrat Bagchi elaborated upon different safety measures being adopted with the use of modern technology by different mining companies; and lauded the efforts of the companies for the same.
Prizes were distributed to different companies for adopting best practices in the mining safety.
Among others, I Satyanarayana, Vice Chairman of OMMSWCC, BRK Padhi, Co-Convenor, Mukesh Jha, Secretary of OMMSWCC, and dignitaries of mining companies were present on the occasion