Electronics & Telecommunication Department

ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES IN NCL

Telecommunication network is a backbone for implementation of IT initiatives/ activities.

NCL is the only company among the other subsidiaries of Coal India Ltd, having its own communication network through optical fiber for providing effective voice and data communication between HQ to different areas/Units offices.

TELEPHONE EXCHANGE:

Separate Telephone exchanges are installed in HQ and all Projects/mines/Units and each exchange is loaded with 400 to 1500 lines for providing land line connectivity in offices and residential premises. More than 7000 connections have been provided in HQ & projects/units.

VHF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION:

Dedicated VHF walkie-talkie/ wireless communication has been provided in all the mines of NCL for wireless communication between executives and supervisors regarding their official working in the mines as well as onward transmission of urgent information’s/ instructions.

VIDEO CONFERENCING:

IP based video conferencing system has been established between NCL HQ to CIL & Other subsidiaries of CIL. Shortly this facility of video conferencing system will be established between NCL HQ to Area offices.

Apart from the above voice, data and Video communication facilities, NCL has also taken up IT initiatives work related to monitoring of coal movement surveillance and other new IT/communication system.

GPS BASED VEHICLE TRACKING SYSTEM FOR COAL TRANSPORTATION:

GPS based Vehicle Tracking system for Coal Transportation along with RFID system, boom barrier, camera for snapshot and integration with existing weighbridge system is being implemented in NCL for 1005 coal carrying vehicles and integration of 23 weigh bridges. This system helps to monitoring the movement of coal through trucks and automation of weighbridges which prevents the possibilities of coal pilferage.

CCTV SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM:

CCTV surveillance system is under installation at vital points of different mines & units such as mine entry, weighbridges, diesel filling stations, stores, workshops, CHP etc. About 550 IP based camera are being installed, which will helps in preventing theft of materials.

ELECTRONIC LABORATORY:

In addition to the above, NCL is also maintaining an electronic laboratory at NCL HQ for repairing of wireless and power supply system of HQ and projects.