Trend Of Fall In Coal Imports In India Continues Unabated In 2017-18 : Piyush Goyal

coal imports has been declining over the last three years. During 2014-15 India imported 217.78 million tonnes of coal which declined to 203.95 million tonnes in 2015-16 and further to 190.95 million tonnes in 2016-17.

Trend Of Fall In Coal Imports In India Continues Unabated In 2017-18 : Piyush Goyal

The trend of fall in import of coal continued unabated in 2017-18 and during April-June 2017-18, 52.74 million tonnes of coal was imported against 57.38 million tonnes in the corresponding previous period registering a 8.1% fall, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said citing figures of the Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics.

Govt Initiates Steps To Ease Stress In Stalled Thermal Power Projects

As per DFS data, the total advances towards electricity generation sector reported by Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) is about Rs. 4.71 lakh crore and most of them are standard assets.

Govt Initiates Steps To Ease Stress In Stalled Thermal Power Projects

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Mr Piyush Goyal informed the Upper House of the Parliament (Rajya Sabha) that Government has reviewed the status of 34 stressed Thermal Power Projects, as per the list provided by Department of Financial Services (DFS), with an estimated debt of about
Rs. 1.77 lakh crore.

Pace Of Village Electrification, 13,872 Out of 18,452 Villages Electrified Till 30th June 2017

As many as 3,285 inaccessible villages have been electrified in various States across the country under Decentralized Distributed Generation Scheme, minister Piyush Goyal said.

Pace Of Village Electrification, 13,872 Out of 18,452 Villages Electrified Till 30th June 2017

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal, in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Monday informed that as per information provided by the States, 13,872 un-electrified census villages have been reported to be electrified up to 30th June, 2017, out of 18,452 un-electrified villages in the country as on 1st April, 2015.

After Solar It’s Wind Energy Powering India’s Power Sector

PPAs signed for first Wind Auction totalling 1050 MW

After Solar It’s Wind Energy Powering India’s Power Sector

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal presided over the signing of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for purchase of 1050 MW of wind power under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)’s first Wind Auction Scheme on Friday.

Petroleum Minister Chairs Meet Of Apex Body On “Roadmap To Achieve 10% Reduction In Import Dependency In O&G By 2021-22”

Petroleum Minister Chairs Meet Of Apex Body On “Roadmap To Achieve 10% Reduction In Import Dependency In O&G By 2021-22”

Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan chaired the first meeting of apex body for policy formulation and implementation of ‘Roadmap to achieve target of 10 % reduction in import dependency in oil and gas by 2021-22

UDAY Scheme: Progress Snapshot

UDAY Scheme: Progress Snapshot

As on 30.09.2015 total debt of all State owned DISCOMs was Rs. 3.95 lakh Cr. The 26 states and 1 UT which have joined the UDAY scheme account for total outstanding debt of Rs. 3.82 lakh Cr. Hence, ~97% of the total outstanding debt of all State DISCOMs has been covered under UDAY.

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