Coal stocks at thermal power plants across the country have dropped to alarmingly low levels. Private power companies are the worst-hit, as state-run NTPC, under government patronage, is getting out-of-turn supplies.
Coal India Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of the fuel, reported the first increase in monthly production on a year-on-year basis in five months after power plant inventories plunged and the miner’s own stockpiles declined.
A three-pointer disagreement, ranging from benefits to workers’ dependents, Coal India’s strive to keep the mines running throughout the week and negotiation over the monetary benefits
State-run miner Coal India Limited (CIL) on Friday announced it will garner additional annual revenue of Rs 527 crore on account of a slew of revised charges.
The Australian Government in partnership with Indian School of Mines, Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad has recently set up the Australia India Centre of Excellence for Mining Training in the Indian School of Mines, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad.
The Coal India has approved around Rs 60 crore for technology development projects taken up by IIT Indian School of Mines (ISM) in association with Australian institutes.
As Sutirtha Bhattacharya, chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Coal India, heads towards retirement this month, the face of the company is yet to be finalised.
Coal production and off-take are usually subdued in the monsoon months. But this year is proving to be an exception.
Supplies by Coal India to power utilities witnessed 11 per cent growth during August 2017 in comparison to the previous corresponding period.
The coal quality use in India has high ash content and low energy content, according to Niti Aayog. In order to improve the current situation, the think-tank in its three year action agenda 2017-18 to 2019-20, has pitched to follow China in order to reduce the usage of low quality coal in the country.