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‘Rain, delay in forest clearance behind shortfall in coal output’

In a note dated October 24, 2018, the Union coal ministry told the committee of secretaries (COS) – which has been formed to deal with various coal sector issues – the reasons behind the shortfall in coal production this year by Coal India Limited (CIL).

India should revisit huge coal output targets as demand weak: Policy panel

Some experts say the weaker-than-expected power demand, though growing slightly faster than previous years, is also an indication of the softness in India's $2 trillion economy, whose growth in the January-March quarter slipped to its lowest in more than two years


Coal: India not just importing

Amid rising concerns over dependence on coal imports, the Centre continues to export the fuel to various countries.

A story of the clean energy fund

It shows the gap between bureaucratic intent and practice. It speaks of excessive reliance on generalists in technical matters.

India IIP: Sept factory output likely grew at best pace since March

Coal,electricity and cement production contributed to overall factory output growth in September.

Govt works on plan to ask private coal miners to sell surplus to CIL

Producers will have the right to buy back the fuel from Coal India in future at a profit


Coal India seeks nod to produce power at pitheads

Coal India,the world’s single largest coal miner,wants to become a mega power producer and has sought the government’s permission to start a new subsidiary

CIL objects as govt seeks guards for explosives

Failure to do this could lead to suppliers forfeiting their licence under the Explosive Rules,2008

Eight core sector industries output grows 2.9% in March

The eight industries have a weightage of 37.9 per cent in the overall Index of Industrial Production (IIP).

IST Steel and Power says it is on track to start coal production

IST Steel and Power,in which former Corporate Affairs Minister Prem Chand Gupta's son Gaurav Gupta is a Director,today said it fails to understand why a show- cause notice has been issued to it for delay in developing the Chhattisgarh coal block that is progressing on schedule.