Coal ministry

Piyush Goyal becomes new Railway Minister, retains Coal Ministry

Piyush Goyal has been elevated to Cabinet rank and gets additional charge of Rail Ministry along with Coal Ministry. Also, Dharmendra Pradhan retains Petroleum Ministry. Watch to know more.

Sep 03, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Coal Scam: Special court convicts former coal secretary H C Gupta, others

Coal Scam: Special court convicts former coal secretary H C Gupta, others

The special court in Delhi also convicted then joint secretary K S Kropha, then director K C Samaria in the coal ministry and others in the coal scam case.

May 19, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Govt to soon start auction process for commercial coal mines

Govt to soon start auction process for commercial coal mines

The government may soon start the process of commercial coal mine auction as it waits for feedback on the discussion paper floated by the coal ministry.

Apr 05, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Jharkhand coal mine collapse toll rises to 17, CM announces ex-gratia

Jharkhand coal mine collapse toll rises to 17, CM announces ex-gratia

The tragedy occurred at the Rajmahal Open Cast Project of Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) around 7.30 p.m. on Thursday in Godda district of Jharkhand.

Jan 01, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
PSUs to follow “zero coal imports” policy from next fiscal: Official

PSUs to follow “zero coal imports” policy from next fiscal: Official

In order to bring down coal imports at a faster rate, public sector units (PSUs) in the power sector will follow "zero imports" policy from the next fiscal onwards, a top official said on Thursday.

Nov 03, 2016, 22:20 PM IST
Panel set to examine applications next week for 7 coal blocks allocations

Panel set to examine applications next week for 7 coal blocks allocations

A technical committee will meet next week to examine and evaluate the applications for the allotment of seven coal blocks to power generation firms.

Nov 01, 2016, 14:47 PM 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
CAG picks holes in coal mines auction by NDA govt

CAG picks holes in coal mines auction by NDA govt

The CAG has picked holes in the e-auction of coal mines by the NDA government last year saying multiple bids by corporate groups through joint ventures or subsidiaries did not give an assurance that potential level of competition was achieved in the first two tranches.

Jul 26, 2016, 19:37 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

With implementation of UDAY scheme, power and coal demand will grow: Coal Secretary Anil Swarup

Anil Swarup, Coal Secretary India, discusses in detail how the ministry managed to achieve an extraordinary turnaround for Coal India when it was facing a serious production crisis of its lifetime. He also believes that power and coal demand will grow soon, subsequent to implementation of UDAY scheme

May 20, 2016, 19:33 PM IST
Interview with Power and Coal Minister, Piyush Goyal

Interview with Power and Coal Minister, Piyush Goyal | Big Encounter, Part-1

Watch the complete interview of Union power and coal minister Piyush Goyal on this special show Big encounter for getting detailed updates!

May 09, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

Govt invites applications for allotment of 8 coal mines

Moving ahead with its decision to open up the coal sector, the government has invited applications from public sector entities for allocation of eight mines that have been identified for commercial mining.

Apr 24, 2016, 18:58 PM IST
CIL abolishes incentive on high grade coal to push sales

CIL abolishes incentive on high grade coal to push sales

Mining behemoth Coal India Ltd has decided to abolish performance incentives it used to earn on the supply of coal beyond certain levels.

Apr 12, 2016, 22:27 PM IST
2 fuel linkage projects facing delays: Coal Ministry

2 fuel linkage projects facing delays: Coal Ministry

The Coal Ministry has informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi that two of the four fuel linkage projects, including Shivpur-Kathautia rail line in Jharkhand, are facing delays and need the Centre's intervention to expedite them.

Mar 28, 2016, 17:31 PM IST

'Cabinet note soon on linkage auction for power plants'

The Coal Ministry will soon move a draft Cabinet note for auctioning linkages for the dry fuel to the power sector.

Mar 21, 2016, 15:08 PM IST
Coal supply to power sector up 6% at 370 million tonnes in Apr-Feb

Coal supply to power sector up 6% at 370 million tonnes in Apr-Feb

State-run miner Coal India supplied 370.80 million tonnes of fuel to the power sector during April-February this fiscal, higher by 6.4 per cent than that in the same period last year.

Mar 20, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

Centre allots 4 mines to state power utilities

The Coal Ministry has alloted four mines to the state power generation utilities in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Haryana.
This assumes significance in the backdrop of the government's commitment to provide round-the-clock electricity to all in the country.

Mar 18, 2016, 18:09 PM IST
Govt to allot 16 coal mines to PSUs for commercial mining

Govt to allot 16 coal mines to PSUs for commercial mining

Taking forward its decision to open up the coal sector for commercial mining, the government will allot 16 blocks to PSUs for carrying out production and sale of the dry fuel.

Mar 16, 2016, 20:17 PM IST
CIL to provide short-term linkages to end-use plants

CIL to provide short-term linkages to end-use plants

State-owned Coal India will provide short-term linkages to the end-use plants of those central and state PSUs, both in power and non-power sector, whose coal blocks could not begin production.

Feb 08, 2016, 22:31 PM IST
Coal scam: Ex-Coal Secy H C Gupta, five others summoned as accused

Coal scam: Ex-Coal Secy H C Gupta, five others summoned as accused

Former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and five others, including two senior public servants, have been summoned as accused by a special court in a coal scam case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of coal blocks in West Bengal.

Feb 08, 2016, 21:13 PM IST