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India : CILs Initiative to Prevent Pilferage of Coal From Mines.

Coal India Limited (CIL) has adopted several measures based on Information Technology to contain pilferage of coal. Shri Piyush Goyal Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today that steps like implementing of Global Positioning System(GPS)based vehicle tracking system on trucks carrying coal to arrest diversion of coal en route, installation of Closed Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) at vulnerable points like entry/exit gate, weigh bridges, sidings etc. to keep a regular watch, installation of Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) tags on vehicles with readers at suitable locations and boom barriers based on RFID to identify illegal trucks carrying coal and connecting weigh bridges with Coal Net to capture and monitor weights of the coal carrying vehicles, etc help in preventing pilferage of coal from mines in the country.

Control rooms have been established in each areas of the company in order to take prompt action whenever any alert or exception report is generated from the vehicle tracking system, the Minister added.

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Date:Aug 12, 2016
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