In order to keep pace with advancement of
communication and information technology the following has been
achieved in 2016-17:
Radio Communication: For
effective wireless communication, 156 numbers of Walkie-Talkies were
procured and are in use at opencast mines of Pandaveswar Area,
Kunustoria Area and CISF, ECL unit.
Underground Communication: For
effective underground communication, 40 numbers of Sound Powered
Telephone sets were procured for use in underground mines.
IT initiatives: 21 numbers of
Secondary Network Connectivity (WAN) from Railtel for road weighbridges
has been commissioned. Total WAN link of ECL effective at 117 locations
including HQ, Areas and Weighbridges. Further, 4 MBPS lease internet
service from Railtel has been commissioned at each area and 55 MBPS
lease internet service from Railtel has been commissioned at ECL HQ. In
addition to these, one new Audio Conferencing system has been
commissioned at ECL HQ.
WAN: Secondary Network
Connectivity between HQ/Area Computer Centers/Weighbridges of 96
locations of ECL for Coalnet connectivity has been commissioned fully
through service provider M/s Railtel Corporation of India Ltd. LOA has
also been placed on M/s Railtel Corporation of India Ltd. for WAN
connectivity to weighbridges for additional 22 links of ECL