Tag: Pralhad Joshi

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 […]

Nalco to invest Rs 30,000 crore on expansion by 2027-28: Pralhad Joshi

NEW DELHI: Union minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) will invest around Rs 30,000 crore for its ambitious expansion and diversification projects in the next six to seven years, which will help achieve the Centre’s goal of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. Addressing the 41st foundation day function of the Navaratna PSU […]

Narendra Modi government should not hoard mines: Naveen Jindal

NEW DELHI: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd Chairman Naveen Jindal on Wednesday said the Union government (Narendra Modi government) should not “hoard” mines and create artificial scarcity, putting up only a few blocks for auction. He said India being a very competitive market, such scarcity leads to intense bidding and unsustainable valuation. “Government has taken […]

Odisha Chief Minister emphasises on mineral reforms to ensure uninterrupted ore supply

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday emphasised on further mineral reforms to ensure uninterrupted supply of ore to industries and safeguarding the employment and state revenues. The Chief Minister discussed this with Union Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi and Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and senior officials over video conference. Odisha has […]

Narendra Modi government coming up with many structural reforms in mining sector to realise its true potential

NEW DELHI: India’s Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi said that the Narendra Modi government is coming up with many structural reforms in the mining sector to realise its true potential. Joshi was addressing the 15th edition of Global Mining Summit and International Mining & Machinery Exhibition today. “The proposed structural changes in the mining […]

Goa Chief Minister meets Union ministers over mining issue

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi in Delhi and discussed the issue of resumption of iron ore mining in the coastal state. Minister for Petroleum and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and Goa Advocate General Devidas Pangam were also present […]

Coal India to invest over 1.22 lakh crore on 500 projects by 2023-24: Pralhad Joshi

NEW DELHI: With an aim to achieve 1 billion tonnes (BT) coal production by the year 2023-24 and make the nation Aatmanirbhar in Coal, National Miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) will invest over Rs. 1.22 lakh crores on about 500 projects related to coal evacuation, infrastructure, project development, exploration and clean coal technologies, said Union […]

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