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Only 12 out of 33 reallocated coal mines started production

Only 16 out of 33 have been given mine opening permissions as on October 24 this year, the Coal Ministry said in its note to a committee of secretaries.

Shortage of coal shuts 10,500 MW power plants amid rising demand

Most of these plants are located in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana and Chhattisgarh, all far away from the coal mines, reflecting the inadequacy of the transportation infrastructure to ferry the fuel.


Non-coal mines: Auction process of 44 blocks annulled in last three years

The reasons for failure were listed by Ministry of Mines, through a presentation in front of ministers and officials of 21 mineral-rich states, at Fourth National Conclave on Mines and Minerals held in Indore on July 13, 2018.

Trump tries to save coal, but probably in vain: Kemp

Support for the coal industry is an important way for the Trump administration to show it is keeping faith with its voters and delivering on promises made during the 2016 election campaign.

Govt may allot more than 10 coal mines to PSUs in 2015-16

"The coal ministry is planning to allot more than 10 coal mines to PSUs in the ongoing financial year," a source said.

Open sky policy: MinesMin to rope in private firms for exploration

There is a growing realisation within the ministry that unless exploration is promoted there would be few non-coal mining leases left for future auctions.


Govt, opposition clear decks for rushing Mines, Coal bills today

Offered a choice between a discussion and an extension of current leg, opposition opts for former.

Mines, Coal could get extra time before break

The select committee for the coal bill has suggested no modification, though five of its members dissented.

RS panel to quiz CoalMin on reverse auctions for power sector

The committee headed by Anil Madhav Dave is scheduled to give its report to the house on Wednesday.

Coal auction: Govt fixes floor price at Rs150 a tonne

Forward bidding would be the methodology for firms in iron and steel, cement sectors.