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 on Tuesday advocated introduction of PPP (public private partnership) model to give a boost to the country’s mineral exploration sector.
In the modern world for rapid industrialization, the mines and mining of minerals play a very significant role in order to meet our increasing demands of various essential materials for better living.
SEVA would increase Consumer Connect as well as Transparency and Accountability in Coal dispatch: Shri Piyush Goyal
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.
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 […]
The government will put under the hammer coal blocks for private coal-to-gas, liquid and polychemical projects this financial year, a top official said today.
The Odisha government would auction three more mines by end of May this year, Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick said on Friday.
Buoyed by drop in tariff to record low of Rs 3.46 per unit in the first auction of wind power, the government is mulling putting on the block more such projects next fiscal.
The government’s top brass, led by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, will brainstorm on Thursday on how best it can push large-scale adoption of electric vehicles in the country, ahead of the rollout of FAME India.
The government has chalked out a plan to put as many as 280 mines with a mineral wealth of over Rs 10 lakh crore to auction in the next fiscal, a senior official said.