Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Sambalpur: Mr A K Jha, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited today inaugurated the Safety Fortnight celebrations 2015-16, an annual feature in the company to create safety awareness in mining operations.
Mr Jha, who unfurled the Safety Flag as a mark of the beginning for fortnight-long events, advised all the members of company to remain always alert while working in the mines and ensure that there is no untoward incident in the mines.
As a part of inaugural ceremony, the CMD also administered a safety pledge to the employees at the headquarters, while the same was also followed at the project areas of the company.
A series of completions are being organised at projects and area levels of the company to sensitise the working force to achieve the target of ‘’zero harm level’’ mining operations.
A large number of senior officers, trade union representatives and employees participated at the inaugural ceremony.