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SUNIDHI Project Launched to Digitise CMPFO Services

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'Sunidhi'-project-launched-to-digitise-CMPFO-servicesOn the occasion of 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi i.e. On October 2, 2020, the Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation (CMPFO) launched the information technology (IT) project Superior New-generation Information and Data Handling Initiative (SUNIDHI) to digitise its entire provident fund and pension related activities.

  • CMPFO is a statutory body under the coal ministry which administers different schemes of provident fund, pension and deposit linked insurance for coal mine workers.
  • The project was inaugurated in the virtual presence of Coal Secretary Anil Kumar Jain and Coal India (CIL) Chairman Pramod Agrawal, among others.

Key Points:

–This software application is running from its data centre at Hyderabad (Telangana) in sync with the Disaster Recovery Centre at Bhubaneswar (Odisha) connecting all the 23 offices of CMPFO to the data centre.

–Emphasis is also being laid on further simplification and integration of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) of CIL and Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) with CMPFO for seamless transaction and flow of PF and pension data information.

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i.Coal India Limited (CIL), has entered into the partnership with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), to actively support the innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives across India.

ii.On 23rd August, 2020 NLCIL (Formerly known as Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) India Ltd) bagged the Swacchta Hi Seva (Cleanliness is Service) 2019 award for transforming the Neyveli Township into a plastic-free, clean and green campus.

About Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation (CMPFO):
Commissioner– Animesh Bharti
Headquarters– Dhanbad, Jharkhand