‘Linking revenue share to CIL price may make coal dearer’

‘Linking revenue share to CIL price may make coal dearer’

Concerned over linking the revenue sharing model to notified price of the state-owned CIL, private miners fear that it may jack up fuel prices. “Some of the participants observed that linking the revenue share at 1.2 times Coal India’s notified price may not be a desirable proposition,” said minutes of the meeting with the stakeholders a fortnight ago.

Besides ministry officials, representatives from SBI Capital Markets, JSW Energy, Adani Enterprises, Jindal Steel & Power, Tata Steel, Hindalco Industries and GMR took part in the meeting.

“It was stated that CIL notified price is already on the higher side and linking the revenue share to CIL notified price may result in increasing the sale price of coal by the commercial miner, whereas the objective under commercial coal mining should be to make coal available at cheaper prices,” the minutes said. Read More…


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