Tamil Nadu CM asks Centre to supply 72,000 MT coal daily

Tamil Nadu CM asks Centre to supply 72,000 MT coal daily

Pointing to coal shortage for thermal power generation, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday urged the central government to supply 72,000 tonnes of coal daily to help the state thermal plants towards optimal electricity generation.

Government May Auction Power Contracts With Coal Supplies

Government May Auction Power Contracts With Coal Supplies

The government plans to auction power supply contracts with attached coal supplies, ease norms to allow coal usage for short-term power contracts and put in place a payment mechanism to help power projects recover dues in time from state electricity distribution companies to alleviate the sectoral stress to a large extent.

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