RANCHI, SEPT 30, 2022
NTPC commenced coal production from the Chatti-Bariatu coal mine located in the Hazaribag district of Jharkhand on Thursday.
Hazaribag Deputy Commissioner Nancy Sahay inaugurated the coal production in the presence of Hazaribag SP Manoj Ratan Chothe, NTPC Regional Executive Director (Coal Mining) Partha Mazumder, GM & HOP (Chatti-Bariatu) BM Singh, GM & HOP (Kerandari) Faiz Taiyab, GM(TS) CMHQ TK Konar, and other officials of NTPC and the District Administration.
With this achievement, Chatti-Bariatu became the fourth coal producing mine of NTPC. Mining operations started in Chatti-Bariatu on April 25, 2022 and within a month on May 21. 2022, NTPC touched the coal seam. Peak-rated capacity of this mine will be 7 Million Metric Tonnes per annum to be achieved in 4 years’ time. Coal from this mine will be used in the power stations of NTPC.
On this historical occasion, Partha Mazumder extended warm wishes to the Head of project, Chatti-Bariatu and his entire team; and the team of Ritwhik-AMR, the MDO; and all stakeholders, for the start of coal production. He appreciated the continuous support and cooperation received from the Hazaribag Deputy Commissioner, SP and their teams for achieving this difficult milestone.
The Deputy Commissioner and SP congratulated Mazumder and his team for achieving this important milestone and lauded their efforts including maintaining good liaison with the stakeholders.