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Course on Mines Safety and Legislation @ IIT Kharagpur [Sept 10-14]: Registrations Open


Mining is a hazardous occupation. The hazards include roof failure, support failure, slope failure, subsidence, air blast, methane and coal dust explosion, mines fire, inundation, equipment failure, blasting oriented hazards, etc.
The mining operations have direct implications on the safety, health and well being of the mining personnel and indirectly on the production and productivity of the mines.
Recently mechanization and automation advancement is showing a rising trend right from the mining to the processing areas but at the same time, we can not ignore unscientific mining practices in many underground and opencast mines in India and also the present density of accidents.
Under such a background the Department of Mining Engineering of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur designed this one week short term course on Higher Production and Productivity of Minerals with Safety from Modern Underground and Opencast Mines, which tailored to cover up various emerging thrust areas of mining technology, accident prevention, safety and related areas as mentioned in the course structure.

Course Structure

Status of safety in mining and future scenario, new scientific and modern mining technology both for opencast and underground mining systems including various problems, accidents, hazards, and their mitigation.
safety, safety management system, risk management, adequacy in mining legislation and suggestions, amended legislation, safety in underground and opencast mining equipment, modern blasting techniques, safety in working environment, accidents, disasters, etc.

Methodology and Faculty

The program will consist of lectures, practical and group discussion. Faculty will include faculty of IIT, Kharagpur, DGMS and other organizations.


Executives of all mining and allied industries, DGMS, faculty members of universities, institutions, officers of the Government organization, candidates appearing for First and Second class Mines Managership examinations, etc.

Course Fee and Registration
  • Mining and allied industries, educational institutions, CMPDIL, mining equipment manufacturing companies, DGMS, other Government establishments, etc are requested to send the name of candidates including their designation, email address, mobile no.
  • Along with the Course fees of Rs 35400/- per head (including 18%GST) as per the Govt. of India rules by demand draft in favour of “CEP-STC, IIT Kharagpur” payable at SBI, Kharagpur, Code 0202 or you may also pay the course fee through e-payment with a prior intimation to the course coordinator in A/C Name: CEP-STC, A/C No.: 95562200002955, Name of the Bank: Syndicate Bank, SRIC,IIT Kharagpur, IFS Code: SYNB0009556, SWIFT: SYNBINBB120.

Interested candidates can mail their participation to the email-id: drsamirkumardas@gmail.com


Phone Number: 9775885953, 9083213964
Email ID: drsamirkumardas@gmail.com

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