Tag: Coal mines

Closure of some mines, inundation due to monsoon led to coal crisis: Pralhad Joshi

NEW DELHI:  India’s Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said closure of some mines, and inundation of a few others due to monsoon led to the crisis but there is no need to panic as the situation is improving. Visiting the Ashoka mine of the Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) at Piparwar in Chatra district of […]

Goa government will reduce coal handling at Mormugao Port Trust

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said the coal handling at the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) would be brought down by 50 per cent within a year. The CM’s remarks came against the backdrop of protests against proposed expansion of the national highway linking Goa to Karnataka and double-tracking of the South Western […]

Government promulgates ordinance for amendment of laws to ease coal mine auctions

NEW DELHI: The government of India on Saturday announced promulgation of the ordinance for amendment in the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 and the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 in order to ease auction of coal mines, allow FDI and enhance ease of doing business. The Union Cabinet had recently […]

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