Skirting SC Ban, Govt Says Drilling Not Mining

Skirting SC Ban, Govt Says Drilling Not Mining

Overturning its May 15 decision to “plug permanently” gas extraction wells falling within 1 km of a wildlife sanctuary, the standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) cleared it on June 27 based on a legal opinion from the Environment ministry that drilling for oil and gas “is not covered under mining”.

Union minister Piyush Goyal launches ‘SEVA’ App

SEVA would increase Consumer Connect as well as Transparency and Accountability in Coal dispatch: Shri Piyush Goyal

Union minister Piyush Goyal launches ‘SEVA’ App

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal launched the Saral Eindhan Vitaran Application (SEVA), developed in-house by Coal India Limited (CIL) for power sector consumers, here today.

Coal India’s sales outlook remains positive despite muted demand

Coal India’s sales outlook remains positive despite muted demand

Kolkata, Despite muted demand from consumers, downgrading of mines and challenges from the renewable energy sector, the sales outlook of Coal India, the country’s largest miner, for 2017-18 looks positive with an expected growth of around 4-6 per cent, analysts and stakeholders say. They also hold the miner, now contributing 84 per cent of the […]

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