The 13 th Indian Coal Markets Conference organised by mjunction services
limited, India’s largest B2B e-commerce company, began in Kolkata today. The
theme of the conference is “Indian coal: self-sufficiency need of the hour”.
In his welcome address, mjunction MD & CEO, VinayaVarma said, “In order to achieve
the stupendous goal of growing the nominal GDP to $5 Trillion by 2025, all sectors must
grow in tandem in the most efficient manner. Coal & Energy sectors hold the pulse of
the economy and must lead from the front to make it happen.”
In his presentation, Mr ManojKumar Singh, General Manager, Technical Secretary to
Chairman, CIL India has stated, “CIL’s growth plan for the future is in synergy with the
ambitious plan of the Government for 24X7 power supply to all homes in the country for
which a roadmap to achieve 880MT of coal production by 2024-25 has been finalised”.
mjunction will also host an Awards Night where service providers will be felicitated
under various categories such as Coal importer of the year, Indian domestic coal trader
of the year, Coal transporter of the year, Coal port performer of the year, Coal
inspection agency of the year and Coal mining contractor of the year.
Eminent speakers at the event include Monoj Kumar Singh, General Manager &
Technology Secretory, Coal India Ltd (CIL); Niladri Bhattacharjee, Partner,
KPMG;Partha S Bhattacharyya, former chairman, CIL;Y M S Pillay, CGM, New
Initiatives, NLC India;S Chandrasekhar, Director (Operations), SCCL;V K Arora, Chief
Mentor, KCT Group;T K Nag, Advisor (Mining), WBPDCL;Supriyo Gupta, Director &
Head (Government & PSU Business), Deutsche Bank; R K Sachdev, President, Coal
Preparation Society of India (CPSI); Andrew Moore, Managing Editor, Platts Coal
Trader; Derek Langston, Head of Research, Simpson Spence and Young;Miko Brown,
Analyst, Argus; Pradip Purohit, VP (Fuel), Star Cement, among other global experts.