Faced with dips in production growth and dwindling stocks to bank on, Coal India Limited (CIL) is hoping that a beefed up logistics and distribution solution will ease the clamour for dry fuel among various end-user industries.
Coal India Limited (CIL) zoomed into high growth, during the quarter ending September 2017, in an unprecendent performance in the history of the company.
Coal Secretary Susheel Kumar on Wednesday said the government is weighing measures to bring auctioned captive coal blocks into operation.
The coal ministry has drafted a coal supply augmentation plan to supply 730,000 tonne of fuel on a priority basis to multiple states in a bid to tackle shortages at thermal power plants.
For those who remember the headlines that the current government made, a prominent one was ‘coal surplus’.
NTPC, which has been allocated 10 coal blocks for captive mining, has already initiated a process of opening technical bids
Frantic calls are being made from Vidut Bhawan in Jaipur to the Union coal secretary in Delhi as the thermal power units in the state are being shut down one after another due to the ‘critical stock position’ of coal.
Status of Coal Despatch by Coal India Limited (CIL) to Power Sector as on 20th September 2017.
On 18thSeptember 2017, the total daily coal despatch of Coal India Limited was 1.31 MT
A Niti Aayog report has said that India should explore options of setting up a manufacturing facility for methanol or dimethyl ether in Iran or Qatar as these countries have huge reserves of natural gas and can provide the same at very low prices.