INDIACSR News Network
NEW DELHI: Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the Ministry of Coal have so far contributed Rs. 125 Crores for relief and rehabilitation work in Uttrakhnand. Out of this Rs. 92.5 Crore have been contributed towards, Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and Rs.33.5 crore to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund.
The contribution includes Rs. 50 Crores from Coal India Limited (CIL), Rs. 22.4 crore from Northern Coal Field Limited( NCL), Rs. 27 crore by Bharat Coking Coal limited (BCCL) and more than Rs. 6 crore from Western Coalfields Ltd. The cheques for the noble cause presented earlier to Union Minister of Coal, Shri Sriprakash Jaiswal by the PSUs have been forwarded to concerned funds.
Today the Union Minister for Coal, also received a cheque of Rs. 7.7 crore from the South Eastern Coalfields Limited, a cheque of Rs. 7.5 crore from the Eastern Coalfields Limited, and a cheque of Rs. 2.7 Crores from Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd.
These contributions are made from one day’s salary of the employees of the PSUs. The cheques were presented by Shri N.Kumar, CMD, SECL, Shri Rakesh Sinha,CMD, ECL and Shri B.Surender, CMD, NLC in the presence of Shri S.K. Srivastava, Secretary Coal, Shri S. Narsing Rao CMD Coal India Ltd. and other senior official of PSUs .
The Coal Minister, Shri Sriprakash Jaiswal has appreciated the concern displayed by Coal PSUs employees for a worthy cause.