Central Coalfield Ltd. Shivani became the first woman quarry engineer in the Rajrappa project of central coalfield ltd.
The Central Coalfield Ltd. (CCL)’s Rajrappa will work in the project. It is one of the important enterprises of the coal mining company. Till now this field has been dominated by men.
Earlier, recently Akanksha Kumari became the first woman mining engineer of Coal India to work in CCL’s Churi underground mine in North Karanpura area of Jharkhand.
Union Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi wrote on Twitter, “Nari Shakti Sarvatra. Congratulations to CCL Ranchi. Hopefully this will open the way for more women professionals to join the mining sector.”
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani has written to CCL, “Women power on the path of success. After the first woman mining engineer in underground mine in Coal India, now CCL has become the first woman mining engineer in opencast area.
CCL said in a statement that Meena has joined CCL’s Rajrappa project as an excavation engineer. This is a mechanized open mine area.
“This is unprecedented as Shivani is the first woman quarry engineer to work in an open mine,” the company said.
He has been given the responsibility of maintenance and repair of Heavy Machinery (Heavy Earth Moving Machinery).
Shivani Meena, a resident of Bharatpur, Rajasthan, completed her engineering studies from IIT Jodhpur before joining CCL.
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