Coal projects worth Rs 11,000 cr facing delays; Centre seeks report


Coal projects worth Rs 11,000 cr facing delays; Centre seeks report

Concerned about coal projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore facing delays, the Centre has asked Coal India and NLC India Ltd to identify the reasons behind it and submit a report, an official said. The matter came up during a recent meeting to review projects worth Rs 35,000 crore at a time when India is witnessing significant amount of coal imports.

“At a recent meeting to review coal projects costing more than Rs 500 crore and 3 million tonnes, Secretary Coal Sumanta Chaudhuri sought exception report from Coal India Ltd (CIL) and NLC India and asked them to identify reasons behind delay,” a Coal Ministry official said.

An exception report is a document stating instances where actual performance deviated significantly from expectations. Read More

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