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PROJECT FULWARI BY NCL

PROJECT FULWARI BY NCL

Context:

Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL), a company under the Ministry of Coal, is all set to start 75 “Fulwari Centers” in the Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh. At present, 25 centres are operating well, with around 220 children aged 6 months to 3 years.

About Project Fulwari:

  • NCL is investing Rs.128.86 lakhs in CSR funds to ensure the success of this project.
  • NCL created and operationalized Project Fulwari as part of the Company’s sustainable business practices under the direction of the Ministry of Coal.
  • NCL has signed an MoU with the Area Administration to start Project Fulwari, based on the findings of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4) about malnutrition in the Singrauli district.

Significance of the Project:

  • The goal is to alleviate malnutrition and related physical and mental development issues in infants.

Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL):

  • It was carved out of Central Coalfields Limited in 1986, to take care of operations in the Singrauli Coalfield.
  • During 2010-11, coal production of Northern Coalfield Limited was 66.253 million tonnes.
  • Most of the coal produced from Northern Coalfields Limited is dispatched to pithead power plants.
  • Some of the power plants in the area are Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station, Obra Thermal Power Station, Rihand Thermal Power Station, Anpara Thermal Power Station, Vindhyachal Thermal Power Station and Renusagar Thermal Power Plant.

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