New Delhi, June 14: A delegation led by Union Minister of Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal met Czech Trade and Industry Minister Martin Kocourek in Prague.
The meeting held to explore the scope for technical cooperation between the two countries in the areas coal mining. This included deep coal mining, lignite mining and clean coal technologies covering the areas of coal mine methane extraction, underground coal gasification.
Indian side also proposed for technical cooperation in manufacturing of mining machinery for underground mining as well as lignite mining.
The Czech Industry Minister evinced interest to associate his country in the coal mining in India.
Jaiswal also addressed the association and invited the Czech companies to invest in Indian coal sector.
The ministerial delegation included special secretary, Ministry of Coal, CMDs of Coal India Ltd., and Neyveli lignite corporation Ltd., and Director (technical) from the ministry of coal. (ANI)