Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (PTI) An MoU has been signed between Nalco and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, for various scientific, technological and educational activities in the area of mining rehabilitation.
“The MoU, signed yesterday, will further strengthen Nalco’s initiatives being undertaken under Sustainable Development Framework (SDF) and has the potential for being a benchmark for best practices in bauxite mining,” Nalco CMD T K Chand said.
“The activities under the MoU will cover mining rehabilitation methods and technologies, sustainable rehabilitation on red mud areas, capacity building, workshops and preparation knowledge documents on mining rehabilitation,” Chand said.
The MoU was signed at New Delhi in the presence of Union Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal, Union Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar, Nalco CMD Tapan Kumar Chand and other senior officials of Ministry of Mines and TERI, according to a Nalco release.
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