Coal India Limited

Need to be more competitive in the energy market: CIL chairman

Need to be more competitive in the energy market: CIL chairman

Coal India Limited (CIL) chairman Sutirtha Bhattacharya said time has come to explore viable diversification plans to enter into the renewable energy sector to become more competitive in the market.

May 21, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
India needs 4 times defence budget to meet 2020 coal target 

India needs 4 times defence budget to meet 2020 coal target 

The government has estimated that by the year 2020, India will need 1.5 billion tonnes of coal. But an IndiaSpend analysis of a recent report by Brookings India indicates that even by a generous estimate, the country`s need for coal will not exceed 1.2 billion tonnes over the next four years.
 

Sep 08, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
Coal imports in July dip 11% to 18 MT

Coal imports in July dip 11% to 18 MT

Coal imports during July declined by 11.1 percent to 18.03 million tonnes (MT) on the back of higher domestic availability of the fossil fuel.

Aug 28, 2016, 10:19 AM IST
Coal India Limited's 66 coal mine projects facing delays

Coal India Limited's 66 coal mine projects facing delays

State-owned CIL's 66 projects are facing delays due to reasons including land acquisition problem as well as rehabilitation and resettlement issues.

Aug 25, 2016, 17:26 PM IST
Power costs may reduce by 50 paisa per unit on coastal movement of coal

Power costs may reduce by 50 paisa per unit on coastal movement of coal

Coastal movement of coal could cut power costs by 50 paisa per unit for power plants besides saving Rs 17,000 crore annually, a report under government's ambitious Sagarmala project has said.

Aug 14, 2016, 11:34 AM IST
No shortage of coal; 23 days stock available for power plants

No shortage of coal; 23 days stock available for power plants

There is no shortage of coal in the country and coal stock for 23 days is available with thermal power stations, Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Aug 11, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
Coal imports likely to decline to 160 MT in FY'17

Coal imports likely to decline to 160 MT in FY'17

Country's coal imports have declined 5 percent in the first two months of 2016-17 and the number is expected to reach 160.16 million tonnes in the ongoing fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Jul 18, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
Coal India violating Human rights: Amnesty International

Coal India violating Human rights: Amnesty International

Human rights group Amnesty International has claimed that "abusive laws and the poor enforcement of safeguards" at coal mines is leading tribal communities to oppose expansion of these blocks.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:22 PM IST
Coal India board approves buy back of 10.89 cr shares worth Rs 3,650 crore

Coal India board approves buy back of 10.89 cr shares worth Rs 3,650 crore

The Finance Ministry is pushing for buyback of shares by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). This is being done for two purposes to generate cash for the government and help push the valuation for any divestment.

Jul 12, 2016, 17:29 PM IST