Kolkata: The 13th 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, Vinaya Varma 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.”
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.