The Ministry of Coal has issued notices to Essar Power and GMR Energy to confiscate their bank guarantees worth up to Rs 900 crore following a judgment by the Delhi High Court rejecting the companies’ petition to surrender their coal blocks.
Sumant Choudhary, Secretary of Government of India’s Coal Ministry, on Thursday chaired a review meeting for coal blocks allotted to public sector companies of state and progress of SECL’s coal block.
Ministry of Coal entered into a MoU with Ministry of Energy, Republic of Poland. The MoU has been signed between Sh. Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State for Coal and Mines and Mr Grzegorz Tobiszowski,
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.