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India sets target of producing 140 million tons of coking coal by 2030

New Delhi: India has set a target of producing 140 million tons (MT) of coking coal by 2030 following several transformative measures to reduce dependence on imports.

Domestic coal production goes up by 28 pc

New Delhi: The coal production by Coal India Ltd (CIL) as of June 16, 2022, was 28 percent more than the production in the same period of the previous year, the Ministry of Coal said Sunday.

Amid shortage, govt allows coal mines to increase output without feedback from locals: Report

New Delhi: The environment ministry has given a green signal to coal mines with clearances to boost output by 40 percent to increase production by up to 50 percent without seeking feedback from locals, media reports said.

Apr coal prodn up by 29 pc to 66.58 million ton

New Delhi: India's total coal production increased by 29 percent to 66.58 Million Ton (MT) from 51.62 MT in April, 2021, as per the provisional statistics of the Ministry of Coal.

India's coal production grows 8.55 pc in FY22

New Delhi/IBNS: India’s coal sector achieved a record production of 777.23 MT in financial 2021-22 compared to 716 MT the previous year, registering a growth of 8.55 percent increase, the ministry of coal said.

CCEA approves common e-auction of coal for power & non-power coal users

Mumbai/UNI: In a major relief to the non-power coal users the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Saturday approved offering of coal by coal companies through a common e-auction window instead of sector specific auctions.

Sufficient buffer stock to increase supply to non-power sector: CIL

New Delhi/IBNS: Government-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) Saturday said it is currently supplying around 3.4 Lakh tonnes of coal per day to the non-power sector (NPS) which is the company’s average supply to this segment while stressing that it has sufficient buffer stock to further increase supply to non-power sector.

42 coal mines auctioned till date for commercial mining: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: A total of 42 coal mines have been auctioned for commercial mining till date, the government said Saturday.

Govt launches 'Koyla Darpan' to share key performance indicators of coal sector

New Delhi/IBNS: The government has launched a  portal "Koyla Darpan"in order to  share Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to the Coal Sector. 

Adani Enterprises wins major coal import contract with NTPC

Adani Enterprises Ltd has bagged a big contract with state-run power manufacturer NTPC to supply overseas coal as India plans to avoid a repeat of coal shortage that occurred last year due to flooding of coal mines and soaring demand, media reports said.

CIL's coal supply grew 18 pc in Apr-Sept 2021 against last fiscal

New Delhi/IBNS: Coal India Limited (CIL) has supplied more coal during the current fiscal (up to Nov 2021) in comparison to last year same period, Union coal minister Pralhad Joshi said.

14 railway projects at Rs 22,067 cr launched to enhance coal transportation efficiency

New Delhi/IBNS: Fourteen railway projects have been undertaken at an estimated cost of Rs. 22,067 crores towards increasing the efficiency and the capacity of the coal evacuation process which will help in reducing the time and cost incurred in its transportation, coal ministry said.

Govt working on increasing modal share of railways in coal evacuation to 75 pc to boost prodn

New Delhi/IBNS: The government aims to increase the modal share of railways from 64 percent to 75 percent by FY 2030 in the evacuation of coal, which continues to be the primary domestic fuel for India as well as the single largest commodity transported across the country.

JSPL's African arm to build Botswana coal mine next year

Gaborone/IBNS: Indian industrial major Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) will construct a coal mine in Botswana's Mmamabula coalfields in 2022 to cater to the export market and supply a planned coal-fired power plant, Reuters reported.

Coal India records PAT of Rs 2,933 cr in Q2FY22

New Delhi/IBNS: India's largest coal producer, state-owned Coal India Ltd posted a consolidated profit after tax (PAT) of Rs 2,933 crore, down marginally by 1 percent from Rs 2,952 crore in the same quarter last year.