Jaswant Singh Gill (Mining Engineer) Wikipedia, Biography, Age, Death, Biopic, Family, Wife, Son

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Er Jaswant Singh Gill WIki  Biography - Who is Real Jaswant Singh Gill

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Jaswant Singh Gill was a Chief Mining Engineer at Coal India Company who is famous for rescuing 65 Approx Miner Life. Jaswant Singh Gill is very Popular n India as a Saver and Rescuer Hero of the Nation. He is mostly remembered for Saving Miner's life from an Accident in West Bengal Coal Mine. In India, Bollywood is making Biopic on Er. Jaswant Singh Gill (the Movie's name is Capsule Singh), where Actor Akshay Kumar played the Role of Jaswant Singh Gill. Here to know the Biography of Jaswant Singh Gill you need to read this article full for a better understanding of his History, Lifestory, Family, Accident, Mining Career, Education, DOB, Death Reason, and more interesting facts.

Chief Mining Engineer Jaswant Singh Gill Wikipedia

Jaswant Singh Gill was a Government Coal Mining Chief Engineer by Profession. His Roots were from Amritsar Punjab. He was a worker at Coal India Limited as Chief Engineer. He is best known for his Rescue Operation where he saved 64 Miner's Life from an Accident that happened in Ranigannj, West Bengal. The engineer and his Team were sucked into Mine due to Flood Water in Raniganj Mine. The Water lever was Extreme but Jaswant Gill rescued 65 Miners with his Eligibility, Experience, and Efficiency. Jaswant Singh Gill succeed to Save 65 Miners from Death and he become Hero for Nation, and he got Life Rescue Award in 1991 by President Ramaswamy Venkataraman.  

Jaswant Singh Gill Mining Resue Operation History and Story

In November 1989 Jaswant Singh Gill Resued 65 Miners out of 71 Miners from a Flooded Mine at Ranigan Coal Mine West Bengal. He is known for his Bravery as he Risked his own life to rescue 65 Miners from Mine. On 13 November 1989 in Raniganj Coal Mine there was heavy Flood Water inside and water touched the upper Seam of the mine and water entered inside. A total of 71 Miners were Stuck and 5 out of them were Throwned so the rest of 65 were also trapped in Flood. With the Wise Mind of Jaswant Singh Gill, a Team is built on the Spot to Resue 65 Stucked Miners.

Jaswant Singh got the idea of making a Steel Capsule to Carrying One by One person at a Time which was sent through Borewell Hole. Gill assembled Capsule with the help of the Nearby Factory. Capsule got Ready after Assembling on 15 November at midnight. Many of Jaswant Gill's Senior oppose him for this operation but despite opposition, Jaswant Gill Entered into the capsule and started Resue Operation. Er. Jaswant Singh Gill Rescued 65 Miners after evacuating on 16 November 1989 at 9 Am Approx. In the whole Coal Mine Miners Rescue Operation per Person, Rescue took 20 Minutes and the Entire Operation took 30 Hours to Rescue all 65 Persons.

Personal Details of Real Jaswant Singh Gill (Mining Engineer)

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Jaswant Singh Gill

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Er Jaswant Singh Gill 

Date of Birth

27 November 1937

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Sathiala, Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Government Senior Sec School of Amritsar

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Khalsa College Amritsar, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad


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Famous for Chief Engineer at Coal India

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Dr. Sarpreet Singh Gill



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Social Media Accounts List - Instagram of JP Gill

Jaswant Singh Gill is no more in World so his Social Medis Accounts are not available.


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Career & Lifestory of Jaswant Singh Gill Engineer

The Rescue Man Jaswant Singh Gill Graduated in Mining and he was Chief Mining Engineer at Coal India Limited West Bengal. He was such an Efficient Engineer and Brave ENgineer who is famous for his Rescue Operation when there was a Blast and flooding Mine. After his retirement, he continues Social Working and he was elected a Member of the Disaster Management Committee Amritsar in 2008.

Some Interesting and unknown things Mining Engineer Jaswant Gill

  • This Mine Engineer Jaswant Singh Gill was awarded the Indian President for Rescue Life Award (Jeevan Raksha Padak) in 1991.
  • There is a Chownk Constructed in the Name of Jaswant Gill at Amritsar Majitha Road.
  • The History and Background of Er. Jaswant Singh Gill is very Impressive and Inspiring so Bollywood made Biopic for Jaswant Singh Gill.
  • The Movie filmed for the Biopic of Jaswant Singh Gill is Capsule Gill.
  • In 1989 Jaswant Singh Gill rescued 65 people from Mine in Flood Water by Endanger his own Life.
  • He also Received Lifetime Achievement Award from Coal India.
  • Jaswant Gill also received Bhagat Singh Puran Award from Patiala Mandal.
  • He was also rewarded with the Outstanding Services to Humanity Award from Harman Edu & Welfare Society Amritsar.
  • He has been featured in so many News Papers and Magazines.
  • Jaswant Singh Gill's name is also included in the Limca Book of World Records.

FAQ about Jaswant Singh Gill

Who was Jaswant Singh Gill?

Jaswant Singh Gill was Chief Mining Engineer at Coal India Company who is best Known and Remembered for his Bravery Deed for Rescuing 65 Miners from Mine in Rani Ganj West Bengal.

When did Jaswant Singh Gill die and what was the Reason for his Death?

Er, Jaswant Singh Gill died on 26 November 2019. He died at the age of 82 Years Old.

What is the Wife's name of Engineer Jaswant Singh Gill?

Jaswant Singh Gill's Wife's Name is not yet known.

What is Jaswant Gill's Son name?

Jaswant Singh Gill's Son Name is Dr. Sarpreet Singh.

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