Anita Pradhan

IME Publications

Editor in Chief

Prof. (Dr.) S. Jayanthu

National Mineral Awardee

Deptt. of Mining, 

National Institute of Technology-Rourkela

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Technical Editor (Hony.)

Prof.(Dr.) T.N. Singh

National Mineral Awardee

Deptt. of Earth Sciences,

Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay


Prof. (Dr.) G. K. Pradhan

National Geoscience Awardee

Prof of Mining and Dean,

Faculty of Engineering & Technology,

AKS University, Satna (M.P.)

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Principal Consulting Editor

Prof. (Dr.) Manoj Pradhan

Deptt. of Mining Engineering ,

National Institute of Tech.-Raipur


Prof. (Dr)Khanindra Pathak

National Geoscience Awardee

Deptt. of Mining& Dean

Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur


Associate Editor


Mobile +91 9861008387

Consulting Editors

Dr K.C.Brahma

Formerly – Director(OPGC Coal)

Dr A.K.Sarangi

Formerly Executive Director(Projects),UCIL

National Geoscience Awardee (Geology)


Prof(Dr) S.S. Rathore

Expert on Dimensional Stone

Maharana Pratap Univ. of Agri and Tech (MPUAT),  Udaipur

Coal Mining Consultant

Dr N.R.Thote

Dept. of Mining,

Visvesaraya National Institute of Tech-Nagpur

Er. V. Srikant

Managing Director ,

Uttam Blastech,Hyderabad

Dr. M. Ramulu

National Geoscience Awardee 

Sr. Principal Scientist


Dr. K Ram Chandar

Head of the Deptt.

National Institute of Tech-Karnataka



Dr. B.K. Mishra

(Ph.D. Delhi Universtiy)

Head of the Deptt.

Mining Engineering

AKS University, Satna


Overseas Consultants


Prof. Hideki Shimada


Nordic Countries

Prof Uday Kumar

Director , Luleå Railway Research Center. Professor & Head, Div of Operation & Maintenance Engineering.

Luleå Technical University, Luleå, Sweden



Dr. Thitisak Boonpramote

Asst. Prof.

Head of Mining & Petrolelum Engg. Deptt.

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok


The publishers and the editorial team do not  necessarily individually or collectively, identify themselves with all the views expressed in this journal.

The IME Journal Readers’ Forum


Prof. (Dr.) S. Jayanthu

Editor-in-Chief, The IME Journal

General Secretary & CEO,The IME Journal

Er S.K.Mahanta


Council Members

Representative from R&D Bodies

Dr. M.Ramulu, CSIR-CIMFR


Prof. Khanindra Pathak


Coal Mining sector

Er Nirmal Kumar

GM, SECL Explosives:

A.K. Das

Navbharat Explosives, Bhubaneswar

Ex-Officio Council Members

Dr. T.N. Singh

Dr A.K.Sarangi

Dr K.C.Brahma

Dr. S.S.Rathore

Dr N.R.Thote

Dr.  Manoj Pradhan,

Er. V. Srikant,

Prof. (Dr) G. K Pradhan

Dr. K Ramchandar

Special Invitees

Manish Agrawal

Asst. Prof, Faculty of Engg. & Tech

AKS University, Satna (M.P)}

Naman Soni

Mining Engineer, JK Cement, Panna, MP

Treasurer : A. Sahoo

Nominated by Publisher of The IME Journal

Solicitor & Advocate

Amrit K.N. Pradhan, New Delhi

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