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Coal production in country

The Details of coal production in the country during the last five years and the current year is given below:   [In Million Tonnes] Year Actual Production 2015-16 639.230 2016-17 657.868 2017-18 675.400 2018-19 728.718 2019-20(Provisional) 730.873 2020-21(Provisional) 620.100 * * 2020-21 Production up to Feb’ 2021 Import of Coal in India during last three years and current years up to ...

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Sustainable Development for Coal Sector

Several Out of Box Measures undertaken include Eco Mine tourism, First Mile connectivity, Use of Surplus Mine Water Government has put major thrust on sustainable development in coal mining and is taking multi-pronged action on both environmental & social fronts. Ministry of Coal has moved forward with a comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan andhas initiated its speedy implementation.Primary focus is on ...

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Steps taken by the Government to achieve the target of augmentation of coal production capacity

Government has taken the following steps to achieve the target of augmentation of coal production capacity: 1. Single Window Clearance System has been launched. 2. Guidelines for procedure and approval of mining plan has been simplified. 3. Auctioning of coal mines for commercial sale of coal started. 4.  Regular review and monitoring of allocated coal mines in the past. 5.  ...

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National Coal Index

Ministry of Coal has started Commercial Auction of coal mines on revenue share basis. In order to arrive at the revenue share based on market prices of coal, one National Coal Index (NCI) was conceptualized. The NCI is a price index which reflects the change of price level of coal on a particular month relative to the fixed base year. ...

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Reforms in Coal Sector

The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 was enacted to amend the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 [CMSP Act] and the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 [MMDR Act]. The amendments in the Acts enabled following. (i) Allocation of coal blocks for composite prospecting license-cum-mining lease which will help in increasing of the inventory of coal, lignite blocks ...

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Opening of Technical Bids for Auction of Coal Mines for Sale of Coal Second Attempt of Auction

The auction process of 4 coal mines (Chendipada&Chendipada-II, Kuraloi (A) North and Seregarha) for sale of coal was launched by the Nominated Authority, Ministry of Coal on December 09, 2020. This was the second attempt of auction for these coal mines, for which the process was annulled in first attempt due to number of Technically Qualified Bidders being less than ...

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Coal India arms NCL, CCL and WCL get the Coal Minister’s Award 2020

Union Minister of Coal & Mines ShriPralhad Joshi presented “Coal Minister’s Award” tothree coal companies of Coal India Ltd. – Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL), Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) and Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) in a function held in New Delhi today. The award has been instituted to promote best and sustainable practicesfor coal mining in the country. Shri Joshi also ...

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WCL Offers Cheaper Coal to Power Gencos

In a bid to help power gencos to reduce their generation cost, Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL) has offered substantial additional quantity of coal to different power gencos of central, west & south india at a cheaper landed price. This will not only help Gencos to minimise their cost to reduce power tariff but ...

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India aims to achieve 100 MT coal gasification target by 2030: Pralhad Joshi 

  India aims for 100 million tonnes (MT) coal gasification by 2030 with investments worth over Rs. 4 lakh crores, said Shri Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister of Coal and Mines. Addressing a webinar on Coal Gasification and Liquefaction, Shri Joshi said that Coal Gasification and Liquefaction is no more an aspiration, but a requirement. He added that for encouraging use of clean ...

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Foreign Direct Investment in Commercial Coal Mining in India

This is with reference to the ongoing auction process of coal mines for commercial coal mining in India, which was launched by the Nominated Authority, Ministry of Coal, Government of India in June, 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy, 2017 was amended vide the Press Note 4 of 2019, issued by the Central Government, to permit 100% FDI under automatic ...

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