Thu, Aug 03, 2023
The government said on Thursday that its coal ministry has advised all its central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to diligently draft a net zero plan for the coal mining sector.
Mon, Jul 03, 2023
India's total coal production rose 8.40 per cent to 222.93 million tonne (MT) in April-June 2023-24, an official statement said on Monday.
Tue, May 02, 2023
The ministry aims to have 60 eco parks by 2026 through this initiative. The eco-parks will help in the conservation of flora and fauna in the mining regions and also support the livelihoods of the local population.
Mon, Aug 08, 2022
The court had convicted both for criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, cheating and corruption in the case related to the allocation of the Lohara East coal block.
Mon, Jun 06, 2022
The power shortage could go up in Uttar Pradesh from Tuesday as the power plants in the state are likely to receive 30 per cent lesser coal
Thu, May 26, 2022
Coal India Ltd announced on Thursday that it is planning to divest 25% stake in its unlisted subsidiary Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL).
Tue, Dec 07, 2021
The government on Tuesday said that for higher supply of coking coal in the country and to ensure that it is provided at a cheaper rate, it is considering measures like linking the price of domestic coking coal to the imported dry fuel.
Tue, Nov 02, 2021
The Company in association with GAIL (India) Limited and BEML Limited has taken up a pilot project for retrofitting LNG kits in its two 100 tonne dumpers operating at the subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) under an MoU with GAIL and BEML.
Sat, Oct 09, 2021
The Ministry of Coal is set to launch the next round of auction process for 40 new coal mines for sale of coal on October 12.
Tue, Oct 05, 2021
The Ministry of Coal has allowed lessees of captive mines to sale up to 50% of the total coal or lignite produced in a financial year on payment of additional amount.
The Coal Ministry's agenda for 2021-22 has asked state-owned Coal India (CIL) to diversify its business and explore prospects in areas like electric vehicles and charging pods.
Tue, Aug 04, 2020
FDI in commercial coal mining: Indian government has made it clear that companies from China, Pakistan and all other nations that share a common border with India will be able to invest through government route only.
Thu, Jun 18, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India should be the world's largest coal exporters considering the size of reserves it has.
Sat, Jun 13, 2020
In a big reform initiative aimed at attracting global investment in the mining sector, the government proposes to start auction of coal mines for commercial extraction by private sector from June 18.
Thu, Apr 09, 2020
India`s coal ministry wants electricity generators to keep buying coal, despite a steep fall in power demand due to a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus
Mon, Jun 24, 2019
India`s annual coal demand rose 9.1% to 991.35 million tonnes during the year ended March 2019, India`s Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi told in parliament on Monday.
Wed, Feb 07, 2018
The Coal Ministry has taken various steps including the erection of concrete walls on the mouth of the abandoned mines to prevent access and illegal activities in these areas.
Sun, Feb 19, 2017
"In power sector, the state utilities are replete with stock and are aiming to curb imports altogether (except for coast-based plants) by March 2017. This explains the substantial drop....In steam coal imports in January 2017 vis-a-vis the same month last year," mjunction CEO Vinaya Varma said.
Sat, Feb 18, 2017
"I am given to understand that there are certain grades of coal which, if washed, can be upgraded to coking coal. We are trying to get additional 20 million tonnes (of coking coal) within the next 3-4 years by processing this coal for domestic steel industry," Goyal, who is also Coal Minister, told reporters here.
Fri, Feb 03, 2017
FICCI on Friday said that the Ministry of Coal's decision to allow commercial mining in the coal sector will boost technology-aided private investments into the sector.
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