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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.

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.

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.

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Coal India Limited eyes coal mines in South Africa

Coal India Limited eyes coal mines in South Africa

As it gears up to meet 1 billion output target, state-owned CIL is planning to acquire coal mines in South Africa in partnership with local government amid falling prices of assets globally.

Govt asks Coal India to liquidate pithead stock

Govt asks Coal India to liquidate pithead stock

The government is pushing Coal India to liquidate about 40 million tonnes of unsold coal piling up at pitheads of mines.

Govt asks Coal India to meet 550 MT target for current fiscal

Govt asks Coal India to meet 550 MT target for current fiscal

Buoyed by the output growth of 9 percent by CIL, the government has asked the world's largest coal miner to ensure that it meets the target of 550 million tonnes for the current fiscal.

Govt not to reconsider R-Power plea on output from coal blocks

Govt not to reconsider R-Power plea on output from coal blocks

The Supreme Court had scrapped allocations of 204 coal blocks in 2014.

Coal India plans 15 washeries, to commission 3 next year: Govt

Coal India plans 15 washeries, to commission 3 next year: Govt

To improve the quality of coal, CIL will set up 15 new washeries for both coking and non-coking categories and three are likely to be commissioned next year, the government has said.

Coal auction: Govt to meet potential bidders this week

Coal auction: Govt to meet potential bidders this week

Taking forward the process of fourth round of coal mines auction, the government has organised a pre-bid conference this week in which the queries of the prospective bidders would be clarified.