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.
Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Monday pitched for long-term planning for mining operations and concrete steps to ensure adequate supply of dry fuel to power plants. The minister made the suggestion while inspecting coal mining and dispatch operations at Mahanad
With the growth of economy and increase in per capita income, the power demand is also increasing at over 6% and will grow multi-folds in coming times. It is therefore, imperative that we increase use of renewable energy for the importance of Sustainability
Not just pressure from trade unions, last year’s indictment of former Coal Ministry officials by a special CBI court also cast a shadow on major reforms — including private coal mining for market sale — recommended by the High Power Expert Committee (HPEC).
The coal ministry along with Coal India and Singareni Collieries have decided to bring 70,000-odd coal contract workers under the ambit of the Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation (CMPFO).
Coal and railway minister Piyush Goyal has directed Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) to supply ample and good quality coal to Mahagenco. He has also ordered Indian Railways to make available sufficient rakes for supplying coal to the state’s power generation company.
The coal ministry dismissed reports of a coal shortage in the thermal power sector and said that supply to the power sector was up by 21 million tonnes during the April-August period this year.