NEW DELHI: East European major Poland is ready to assist India with the supply of state-of-art mining equipment and share expertise on safety of mines, suggested visiting Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Katarzyna Kacperczyk.

Kacperczyk, who was recently in India, with a big political and business delegation, also explored opportunities on joint research in the mining sector as well as in the field of clean energy. “India and Poland has lot of similarities and we have similar needs in the field of energy security and clean energy. We are ready to assist India with supply of modern mining equipment and technology on safety of mines. I had discussions with Indian officials in this regard,” Kacperczyk told ET in an exclusive interview in Delhi

Poland also has shale gas reserves and ready to export to India. “We have 55 shale gas wells in Poland and we are the only country that are in the advanced stage of exploration. The commercial production will begin next year. India can import shale gas from us to meet its growing energy demands,” pointed out the Minister who was also in Delhi to participate in a joint energy summit besides being present at the inauguration of the World Book Fair where Poland was the theme country this year. Read more

Courtesy: The Economic Times