Coal shortage in India

Currently, India is undergoing a second major power crisis since October 2021. Why is India facing coal shortage? The main reason for the coal shortage is the increasing power demand. In 2022, the demand increased to 132 billion units (BU) ..



PB Bhattacharyya authors book “When Coal Turned Gold: The Making of a Maharatna Company”

The book “When Coal Turned Gold: The Making of a Maharatna Company” has been authored by Partha Sarathi Bhattacharyya, the former chairman of Coal India Ltd (CIL). The author tells the story of how he dealt with the Dhanbad coal ..

Government launches UTTAM App for coal quality monitoring

The Ministry of Coal has launched UTTAM (Unlocking Transparency by Third Party Assessment of Mined Coal) Application for coal quality monitoring. The app aims to ensure transparency and efficiency in coal quality monitoring process and bring coal governance closer to ..


CIL launches Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App

The Coal India Limited (CIL) launched Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran application for smooth delivery of coal through road for benefiting customers. The app aims to bring transparency in the system of loading programme and despatch of coal through road mode. ..


CIL inks MoU with ICFRE to monitor Environment related issues in Coal Mining Projects

The Coal India Limited (CIL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) for effectively monitoring of environment related issues in the coal mining projects. The MoU will help CIL to properly ..


NTPC partners with Coal India Limited to foray into fertilizer sector

State-run power producer NTPC has signed a joint venture agreement (JVA) with state-run miner Coal India Limited (CIL) to revive plants of the Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL). The agreement will pave the way for NTPC to foray into ..