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29 hydro power projects await CWC evaluation: Goyal

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 15:26

As per the existing guidelines of CWC for multipurpose projects, appraisals are to be completed within 6 months for the states where the Central Design Organisation exists.

Goyal asks CIL for action plan to liquidate 39 MT coal

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 15:57

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal has asked CIL to prepare an action plan by next month to liquidate 39 million tonnes of stock, as nearly half the thermal power plants in the country are reeling under fuel shortages with less than seven days of stocks.

Gas-based plants in India not viable: Power Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, August 07, 2014, 21:04

Gas-based plants in India are not viable because there is not enough gas in the country and Naptha-based plants produce costly energy, government said on Thursday blaming inadequate planning for the situation.

Goyal asks CIL for action plan to augment output by 150 MT

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 20:46

Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal has directed state-owned CIL and its subsidiaries to submit an immediate action plan to augment their output by 150 million tonnes (MT) within a year.

Power plants face less than 4 days of coal stocks: Goyal

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 15:56

The minister cited reasons like difficulties in supply of coal from CIL subsidiaries due law and order problems and deficient monsoon for low coal stocks at power plants.

Coal India misses output target in July

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 14:28

The development comes at a time when the Maharatna firm is drawing flak from across the quarters for missing its output targets.

Trouble for Cong in Haryana ends, Power Minister Yadav to remain in cabinet

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 00:02

The trouble in Haryana`s ruling Congress over the resignation of Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav ended tonight with the party announcing that he will continue to be in ministry, capping his meeting with the central leadership of the party here.

Haryana CM asks power minister to reconsider resignation

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:41

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday said he has asked Power, Forests and Environment Minister Ajay Singh Yadav to reconsider his decision to resign.

After power minister`s resignation, Hooda hits out at detractors

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 15:45

A day after Power Minister Ajay Singh Yadav`s resignation, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday hit out at his detractors, claiming their actions were guided by "vested interests".

No tiff between CIL, NTPC on 3rd party sampling of coal: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:21

The issue of third party sampling of coal had also come for discussion during the Coal India board meeting held this month.

Raising power tariffs in Delhi a regulatory decision: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 23:21

For commercial consumers, DERC hiked the power rates by up to 11 per cent.

Have taken steps to improve coal production: Piyush Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 15:28

Goyal said that the government has constituted a new "Inter-Ministerial Task Force" to undertake a comprehensive review of existing coal sources.