Union Minister of Coal, Railways, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Piyush Goyal launched the Coal Mine Surveillance and Management System (CMSMS) and Mobile Application ‘Khan Prahari’ app.
The Minister said that Ministry of Coal has taken a major initiative in this direction by developing a Web GIS application called ‘Coal Mine Surveillance & Management System (CMSMS) and a mobile app called ‘Khan Prahari’. The Minister also said that this was a step towards utilizing space science as envisioned by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi for peaceful activities. The Minister further stated that the launch of the Coal Mine Surveillance Management System and “Khan Prahari” on Swami Vivekananda’s death anniversary today is a fitting tribute to him because Swamiji stood for highest levels of integrity.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister also lauded the collective efforts made by the all concerned to make a difference in the working of Coal sector. Highlighting the achievements of the sector, the Minister said that in the first quarter for the current financial year, Coal India has produced 136.87 MT of Coal, which is a growth of 15.2% over the corresponding quarter of last year. He also said Coal Indian has dispatched 122.84 MT of the coal to the Power Sector alone compared to the same period last year which was 106.46 MT