Cabinet may take up coal regulator proposal tomorrow

The Cabinet is expected to consider Thursday the proposal for setting up a regulator for the coal sector through an executive order.

Coal regulator will help overhaul coal sector: India Ratings

The recent decision of the government to constitute an independent coal regulator is a vital step for the much-needed overhaul of the coal sector, India Ratings said in a survey.

Govt to issue executive order to set-up coal regulator

The Coal Regulatory Authority Bill, 2013, needs Parliamentary approval and is to be introduced in the next session.

NTPC resumes joint sampling of coal with CIL

Easing its rigid stance as power demand peaks this summer, power major NTPC has resumed joint sampling of coal with Coal India Ltd, seeking full load supply to its power plants.

GoM on coal regulator may meet this week

The inter-ministerial panel, which is to decide on the setting up of regulatory authority for the coal sector, is likely to meet again this week.

India to set up regulators for coal, road sector: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the government will set up independent regulators for coal and road sectors in four months and vowed to bring down fiscal deficit.

CIL, NTPC to take up coal quality, dues Wednesday

CIL had on April 1 stopped coal supplies to NTPC's power plants. However, they were restored on April 4.

GoM on draft coal regulator Bill may meet tomorrow

In January, the Government had said that it would soon appoint a coal regulator to monitor the fuel pricing, sampling and other practices in the sector.

Bengal in favour of coal regulator; opposes price pooling

West Bengal Power Minister Manish Gupta on Saturday supported the idea of a coal regulator as mooted by the Centre, but opposed the price pooling concept.

Coal Regulator will boost private investment: CMD NTPC

"If a private sector comes in the coal sector, unless there is a regulator, it is not too sure about what kind of returns it will get," NTPC CMD Arup Roy Choudhury told reporters at an event here Tuesday.

'Recommendations on coal regulator within a month'

The Union Cabinet in May this year discussed the proposal for a coal regulator and asked the GoMs, headed by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to make recommendations about its powers and functions.

Govt to appoint regulator for coal sector soon

The coal sector will soon get a regulator of its own, like the ones for insurance and telecom, to oversee key issues such as price for long-term fuel supply and e-auctioning.