Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:26
The Coal Ministry is considering auctioning 25 captive coal blocks which where taken back from the companies due to their failure in developing them.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 19:00
In a bid to expedite coal auction process, the Centre has announced a nine-member panel, which will identify more blocks, in addition to already selected 54 mines, for sale through competitive bidding.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 15:29
The panel has members from the ministries such as power and law.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 17:33
The government's plans to auction two more coal blocks in Jharkhand has been put on hold because of some issues involved.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 19:19
The first ever auction of coal mines began Wednesday with the government putting three mines in Jharkhand and West Bengal on block for captive use.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 12:33
The government on Friday expressed hope that the auction of coal blocks to be allocated to the private firms would begin by December.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 19:51
Hailing the government's decision to approve a new methodology for auctioning coal blocks, PHD Chamber of Commerce termed the move a step in the right direction as would kick-start a transparent process of allocating coal blocks and broaden the base of bidders.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 18:44
The Cabinet Tuesday approved the methodology for auctioning coal blocks, providing for upfront and production-linked payments and benchmarking of coal sale prices.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 18:07
Union Coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Wednesday said the coal block auction is likely to be held in the next two months.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 13:01
A parliamentary panel has criticised the government for undue delays in allotment of coal mines through auction route amid dry-fuel crunch faced by the country.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 17:49
The Coal Ministry Wednesday said it has sought the expertise of Finance Ministry with regard to the bidding documents for selection of mine developer and operator for certain Coal India mines.
Last Updated: Friday, October 05, 2012, 22:01
Financial services firm Crisil, consultant to the Coal Ministry for fixing reserve price for auction of 54 mines, is expected to submit its report on October 8.
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