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Coal production from captive mines likely at 53 MT in FY'15

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:24

Coal production from captive coal blocks allocated to firms like SAIL, Sasan Power and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd is expected to reach 53 million tonnes (MT) in the current fiscal.

Govt contemplating auctioning 25 deallocated coal blocks

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.

CoalMin not to reconsider decision on mines deallocation

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 14:57

The Coal Ministry has turned down the plea of Power ministry for reconsidering the decision on deallocation of eight coal blocks of power producers like Essar Power, Hindalco and Tata Power, a move that may hit an investment of around Rs 20,000 crore.

PowerMin seeks Goyal's help for coal supply to 9940 MW plants

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:05

With Coal Ministry rejecting the Power Ministry's request to provide fuel to 9940 MW plants of companies like Essar Power, GMR and Power, the latter has sought intervention of Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal into the matter.

8 mines can be considered for power sector: CoalMin panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:34

The suggestion comes at a time when power plants across the country are facing acute fuel shortages.

Coal production more pressing problem than CIL restructuring

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 23:03

The Coal Ministry is more concerned about increasing coal production than restructuring Coal India, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said Thursday.

Any donation from 2 overseas contributors to Greenpeace must have MHA nod

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 09:48

The Union Home Ministry has asked RBI to seek prior permission from it for any donation to be made to NGO Greenpeace by two overseas contributors, a move which was earlier recommended by the Intelligence Bureau.

NTPC to invite bids soon to develop coal block in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:21

State-owned power producer NTPC will soon invite bids to develop its Pakri-Barwadih coal block in Jharkhand.

IMG to meet next week to review BGs of 61 coal blocks

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 17:32

The meeting of inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal blocks to look into the issue of bank guarantees related to 61 mines alloted to firms such as ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel and JSPL which was to be held today has been postponed to next week.

IMG to meet today to review bank guarantees of 61 coal blocks

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:00

The meeting of inter-ministerial group on coal blocks Wednesday will look into the issue of bank guarantees related to 61 mines allocated to firms such as ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel and JSPL.

IMG to meet tomorrow to review BGs of 61 coal blocks

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 13:05

It will be the IMG's first meeting since the new government has taken charge last month after the general elections. Piyush Goyal has been appointed Minister of State (Independent Charge) for coal, power and new & renewable energy.

Coal Ministry mulls transfer petitions in mine deallocation cases

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 15:56

Coal mine allocatees have filed 94 cases in different courts against the government orders for deallocation.