“As, on 19th July 2016, the actual coal stock position was 31.39 MT, which is sufficient to operate the plants for 23 days as against the normative stock requirement of 21 days,” Goyal said in the Parliament on Monday.
India is looking at further cutting down coal imports that will result in huge savings for the government, power minister Piyush Goyal has said.
“I am making this as a rule…whatever water comes out, they (coal companies) will have to process it and give it out to the local areas for agricultural use or even for drinking purposes. The processing of water is being done even now but I am not satisfied with the way and to the extent the processing is being done…so have asked all coal companies to process water to the extent that it can even be used for drinking purposes,” the minister said.
The Centre Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with
The Ministry of Coal expects to discover market-determined prices for coal for the first time in the country after it allots 16 coal mines to State government-owned
The government is waiting for the economy to pick up before it can auction coal mines for captive and commercial use to private companies.
Govt asks states to cut costly coal imports and use domestic coal by Coal India for power generation
Coal secretary, Anil Swarup on Thursday appealed to states to stop importing coal for the purpose of power generation and to rely on the coal supplied by Coal India. All states should immediately consider stopping coal import as Coal India will offer good quality coal to states. “A strategy could be worked out to completely […]
Two years of Piyush Goyal: Eyes over Rs 60,000 crore savings for the Exchequer and Rs 40,000 cr for consumers in Next 3 years
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government completes two years in office on May 26, 2016, the report card
An unfazed Goyal continued with his presentation, taking questions soon after he released the book titled “Ujjwal Bharat two years.”
With a series of path-breaking initiatives in all the three sectors, Goyal has undoubtedly scored over this contemporaries and has emerged as one of the few ministers of the Modi government, who indeed has had a power-packed innings in these two years.