Coal loading in India up 19% in April-May: Coal Minister Piyush Goyal

Coal loading in India up 19% in April-May: Coal Minister Piyush Goyal

Loading of coal increased by 18.7 per cent during April-May to 431.5 rakes, Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Wednesday. Addressing a conference, he said: “Currently, April-May coal loading has increased by 18.7 per cent. Loading has increased from 363 rakes earlier to about 431.5 rakes in April-May 2018.”

Govt. Order On Coal Supply May Hit Non-power Sectors

Govt. Order On Coal Supply May Hit Non-power Sectors

The government’s decision to prioritise coal supply to power plants will greatly hurt other industries dependent on coal such as cement and aluminium, according to industry players who had written to Railways and Finance Minister Piyush Goyal to voice their grievances.

Power, rail ministers review coal stock position at power plants

Power, rail ministers review coal stock position at power plants

Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh and coal and railway minister Piyush Goyal today chaired a meeting for review of coal stock position at thermal power stations. Officials from the power, coal and railway ministries analyzed the targets for coal production and dispatches by coal companies during the meeting.