The coal ministry plans to give special attention to private captive coal block operators to help increase output, which has frequently failed to meet targets. This has put tremendous pressure on Coal India, which has been struggling to meet the nation’s demand for coal.
Coal inventory at power stations rose to 16 days operation and the number of plants with precarious inventory dropped 82% to just five on February 27 from 29 on October 31 last year, a move that will make ample power available to meet rising summer demand.
The coal ministry has expressed concern over delay in the commissioning of around 18 washeries by state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) and stressed upon the need for timely completion of the projects.
Coal India has supplied 407.02 million tonnes coal to power sector in the current year, a growth of 7.3% over the same period last year, a statement issued by the coal ministry said.
Regulatory hurdles at the State level create trouble for the Centre in meeting its ambitious coal mine auction targets. During the coal mine auctions, it was promised that for operational mines,
The government Thursday said it has augmented the supply of coal to power plants to meet the country’s energy demands. The development assumes significance as Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy recently met Coal Minister
Coal Ministry’s new Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India (SHAKTI) has started showing results as a study conducted by global analytics company CRISIL
The government has sold 2.21 per cent stake in state-owned CIL to the CPSE ETF which is managed by Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd, according to a regulatory filing.
Coal block auctions: Initial response positive, 69 firms purchase the tender documents priced at Rs 5 lakh
After the failure of last two tranches of coal-block auctions, the coal ministry has received “overwhelming” response for the latest invitations for 19 captive mined. A senior coal ministry official told FE that “as many as 69 companies
The Coal Ministry has identified 11 mines to produce coal bed methane (CMB).