The coal ministry plans to give special attention to private captive coal block operators to help increase output, which has frequently failed to meet targets. This has put tremendous pressure on Coal India, which has been struggling to meet the nation’s demand for coal.
Coal India has supplied 407.02 million tonnes coal to power sector in the current year, a growth of 7.3% over the same period last year, a statement issued by the coal ministry said.
The country faces no shortage of coal and its imports have declined to 208 million tonnes (MT) from 217 MT in 2014, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said Friday. Replying to a query in the Question Hour, the Minister said coal production has witnessed an increase
The government Thursday said it has augmented the supply of coal to power plants to meet the country’s energy demands. The development assumes significance as Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy recently met Coal Minister
A total of 14 mines, including seven coal blocks, are under examination of an inter-ministerial panel set up for development of underground coal gasification (UCG) in the country.
In an effort to support Make in India, Coal India (CIL), for the first time, has started using an indigenously-made, 205-tonne electric dumper, a critical piece of equipment in mining. The dumper has been developed by state-owned BEML
Coal Ministry’s new Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India (SHAKTI) has started showing results as a study conducted by global analytics company CRISIL
Coal block auctions: Initial response positive, 69 firms purchase the tender documents priced at Rs 5 lakh
After the failure of last two tranches of coal-block auctions, the coal ministry has received “overwhelming” response for the latest invitations for 19 captive mined. A senior coal ministry official told FE that “as many as 69 companies
Having failed to attract any bidders in the last three years for coal blocks, the NDA government — keen to attract greater participation from the private sector — has now tweaked the process wherein the time period for seeking
Coal minister Piyush Goyal has asked chairmen of Coal India and its subsidiaries to cancel all travel plans and focus on meeting sales and production targets as the government is not satisfied with the performance of these companies.