Commercial coal mining auctions may not take place soon: Secy


Commercial coal mining auctions may not take place soon: Secy

Auctions for commercial coal mining may not take place soon as the country is entering the election mode, said a top government official. The statement comes amid resistance from the trade unions operating in the coal sector against commercial coal mining.

“With the nation almost entering the election mode, I think it will be difficult to hear anything soon. Maybe, after a couple of months, we will be able to make bigger progress in this area (commercial coal mining auction),” Coal Secretary Ashish Upadhyaya said.

He was speaking during a conference on the coal sector organised by Assocham here.”When the policy (on commercialisation) came….labours and workforce  Read More

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