June 27, 2020 3:32 am
The petitioner said the Environment ministry has granted permission to auction the Bander coal block near TATR without requisite clearances under the Environment Protection Act (EPA), Forest Conservation Act (FCA) and National Board for Wild Life (NBWL).
May 14, 2020 3:03 pm
The development comes at a time when the country, on the one hand, has an abundance of domestic coal, while on the other hand there is a slump in demand of the dry fuel.
November 26, 2019 6:47 am
The country’s coal and CBM reserves are found in 12 states of India, with the Gondwana sediments of eastern India holding the bulk.
November 22, 2019 1:33 pm
The supply of coal to power sector by CIL in October dropped by 19.3 per cent to 33.8 MT, over 41.9 MT in October last fiscal.
November 12, 2019 5:43 pm
Coal India accounts for over 80 per cent of domestic coal output. It is targetting an output of 660 million tonne in the ongoing fiscal.
November 02, 2018 3:56 pm
CIL supplied 22.2 MT more coal to the power sector during the period under review as compared to the corresponding year-ago seven months, CIL said. Rake loading to power sector grew 8.2 per cent during April-October 2018.
April 21, 2018 1:06 am
Coal supply to the state/Central gencos may be regulated corresponding to the current payment, if undisputed outstanding dues are more than 90 days equivalent coal values.
February 22, 2018 12:42 am
End of Coal India’s monopoly is welcome, promises to improve quality of coal, increase efficiency of power generation.
January 15, 2018 4:54 pm
On January 9, Coal India Ltd (CIL) hiked thermal coal prices for both power and non-power consumers with immediate effect, a decision which electricity producers said would jack up energy prices by up to Rs 0.50 per unit.
November 02, 2017 2:03 pm
Coal Minister Piyush Goyal, who is also the railway minister, said the goal would be to make the country self-sufficient in permanent availability of quality coal and at cheap rates.