Business Standard reported that with an increasing share in the freight cargo, Indian Railways has lined up 84 projects that would cost the government INR 989.8 billion to boost coal traffic. The Prime Minister’s Office
Power industry body ICPPA has requested the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to take steps to address the issue of coal availability and its supply. The Indian Captive Power Producers Association (ICPPA) members include players from key sectors such as steel and aluminium.
The Union road transport and highways ministry’s ambitious vehicle scrapping policy, which proposed a mandatory cap of 20 years on the life of all commercial vehicles starting in 2020, has hit a roadblock.