Ranchi: NTPC Mining Limited(NML) signed the Coal Mine Development and Production Agreement (CMDPA) with the coal.ministry for its first commercial coal mine, North Dhadu (Eastern Part).

The Agreement was signed by the CEO NML and the nominated authority of the coal.ministry.

Secretary coal Amrit Lal Meena handed over the signed agreement to CEO, NML, Animesh Jain in a ceremony held at New Delhi on Friday . On the occasion, secretary coal congratulated NML for winning the block located in the Latehar District of Jharkhand State.

NML CEO assured early operationalisation of mine. By winning one commercial coal mine NML has put the step forward for its target to reach the capacity of 100 million tonnes per annum. NML is a 100% wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited.