New Delhi: India can significantly reduce its reliance on coal imports and promote domestic coal beneficiation by enhancing the capacity of washeries for coking and non-coking coal, according to Coal Secretary Amrit Lal Meena.
India may consider further coal imports to avoid a fresh power supply crisis, according to media reports.
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.
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.
New Delhi/IBNS: India plans to significantly cut down its thermal coal imports to save foreign exchange and create jobs by the development of new and existing coal blocks, according to a senior official of the Coal Ministry on Tuesday.