The Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), the largest coal producer of Jharkhand, is trying to curb coal pilferage and theft through the deployment of the latest technology in its mines.
“CCL, with its command areas spread across eight districts of Jharkhand, will keep a close eye on coal transportation through the newly installed monitoring system consisting of the CCTV-based weighbridge, GPS/GPRS-based vehicle tracking system (VTS), RFID (radio-frequency identification) and more,” Deepak Kumar, Head, Public Relations, CCL, told IANS.
He said, “The commissioning of modern technology has not only helped in closely monitoring the transportation of coal but also in keeping a tab on coal production, dispatch and productivity. Reports generated from these systems have helped the management to rectify the shortfalls, bring continuous improvement and ensure greater efficiency.”
“The GPS tracking unit is a device that uses the global positioning system to determine the precise location of a vehicle and to record the position of the asset at regular interval. Read more
Latest posts by India (see all)
- Mumbai Mega Block On June 2: Local Train Services On Central And Harbour To Be Affected Till 5 PM — Here Are The Details - June 2, 2019
- Mumbai Local Train Schedule on Central And Harbour Line to be Hit Due to Mega Block on May 26 - May 26, 2019
- Carbon Tracker Announced New Project to Quantify Emissions From Big Power Plants - May 14, 2019