Nalco, Teri sign MoU for sustainable rehabilitation

New Delhi: Nalco has signed an agreement with Teri for various scientific, technological and educational activities in the area of mining rehabilitation and sustainable development, said a statement on Thursday.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal, Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar, Nalco CMD Tapan Kumar Chand and senior officials of Teri in New Delhi on Wednesday.

“The MoU will further strengthen National Aluminium Company Limited’s initiatives being undertaken under Sustainable Development Framework (SDF) and has the potential for being a benchmark for best practices in bauxite mining,” said Tapan Kumar Chand.

The activities under the MoU will cover mining rehabilitation methods and technologies; sustainable rehabilitation on red mud areas; capacity building; workshops and preparation knowledge documents on mining rehabilitation, a statement issued here said.