Indian government subsidies for fossil fuels, including oil and gas, have decreased by 76% over the three years to 2017, but subsidies for the coal industry have remained stable over the same period, a new study by think-tank International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), has found.
The coal ministry has expressed concern over delay in the commissioning of around 18 washeries by state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) and stressed upon the need for timely completion of the projects.
The Supreme Court on Friday held the owner of the illegal ‘rat hole’ coal mine in Meghalaya responsible for the mishap that happened on December 13. Operations to look for the ill-fated miners who have since been trapped
Sumant Choudhary, Secretary of Government of India’s Coal Ministry, on Thursday chaired a review meeting for coal blocks allotted to public sector companies of state and progress of SECL’s coal block.
Tangedco leads among state-owned power distribution and generation companies in the country in import of coal during the current financial year. From April to December last year, Tangedco imported 21.15 lakh tonnes of coal
Coal India and Gail have formed a committee of senior executives to work jointly on coal bed methane projects of Coal India on its blocks. They are considering a joint venture in which Coal India would be producing the gas while Gail would be marketing it through its network.
The gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement in France started last year in response to rising taxes on petrol and diesel, which were proposed by the government in a bid to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and promote renewables.
Coal India Limited (CIL) is fast tracking the process of procuring 360 high capacity mining equipment valued at over Rs 7000 crore to bolster production after reviving the one billion tonne production target, officials said Thursday.
Coal India Ltd. has supplied 407.02 MT coal to power sector during current year up to 04.02.2019thereby achieving a growth of 7.3% over the same period of last year.As on 04.02.2019, the average rake loading of CIL t
The government on Wednesday said coal supply by state-owned CIL to the power sector increased 7.3 per cent to 407 million tonne (MT) in the current fiscal till February 4.