Coal ministry allays fear, says aim is to increase coal off-take …
The government has accelerated exploration and drilling of coal in the northeastern states of the country, according to a coal ministry official.
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday instructed officials from the coal, power and railway ministries to “keep a close vigil on the power production and supply situation” in the country.
Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha informed the upper house that under the provisions of the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015, auction of coal mines is conducted in an electronic platform through a transparent mechanism.
A 130 MW solar power plant was commissioned by NLC India Ltd at 33/110 KV pooling substation in Neyveli near here on Monday as part of NLCIL’s commitment to green energy initiatives of the Centre.
The government has begun the hunt for a full-time chairman and managing director of the world’s largest coal miner CIL and invited applications from professionals from PSUs as well as the private sector.
The two-day meet of power and renewable energy ministers which was scheduled to start at Rajgir in Bihar tomorrow has been called off at the eleventh hour.
Secretary, Ministry of Coal Susheel Kumar reviewed the coal supply position to the Thermal Power Plants in the country. The meeting was attended by CMD CIL and all the CMDs of the subsidiary companies of CIL.
State-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has invited applications from independent power producers to take part in the auction of coal linkages under the Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala Transparently in India (Shakti), a notice said on Monday. The miner asked “interested entities” to register on the website of auction firm MSTC Ltd “on or […]
India’s bureaucracy appears to be in a state of shock following the conviction of former coal secretary HC Gupta in a coal block allocation case.