Business Group (Explosives), IBPD organized the 2nd Conclave on Explosives at Kolkata on 3rd July 2015. Eminent Professionals and Academicians from the Mining Industry addressed the Conclave which was attended by delegates from the Mining fraternity & other stakeholders The Conclave was inaugurated by Dr T K Lahiry, C&MD, BCCL- Dhanbad in the august presence of Shri. Debasis Sen, Director (Planning & Business Development & In-charge IBP Division) and other senior officers like Shri. P.Dey, Shri R K Arora, Shri Gautam Bose & Shri Manish Sinha . Shri Debasis Sen, while delivering his keynote address spoke on the energy scenario in India and stated that coal was the mainstay of our energy basket in future. He touched upon the demand drivers for explosives industry and delineated the importance of creating institutional capacities, enforcing of regulatory framework, absorption of clean technology to meet the challenges ahead. He also urged the industry to harness its core competencies in a manner that would transform it into a globally competitive manufacturing hub powered by innovation and international collaborations.
The conclave was addressed by Dr T.K Lahiry C&MD,BCCL, Shri R.K. Maindola,Jt. Chief Controller of Explosives, Dr. Amalendu Sinha, Director, Central Institute of Mines &Fuel Research, Shri P.K Tiwari,Director(Technical)CCL, Dr Sushil Bhandari, Prof. A K Ghosh and other eminent personalities and business leaders in the Mining Industry.