Coal India Limited (CIL) Current Affairs, GK & News

Coal Ministry’s pilot project to replace Diesel with LNG

State-owned Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has started the pilot project to replace Diesel with LNG on September 1, 2021. Highlights According to CIL, it started the process of retrofitting LNG kits in its dumpers, the big trucks that are engaged in transportation of coal. This move will help CIL to save around Rs 500 crore ..

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Coal India appoints Accenture for Digitalisation of mines

Coal India Ltd (CIL) has appointed Accenture Solutions Private Ltd as consultant, for digitalisation of mine process across seven select opencast mines of CIL. This move aims to accelerate performance and enhance output. Key points Consultant would lead and support implementation of digitalisation and process excellence. It would also assure an increased coal output of ..

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Central Mine Planning and Design Institute gets Drone Use Permission

The Ministry of Civil Aviation recently granted permission to the Central Mine Planning Design Institute to survey the coal field areas of Coal India Limited. According to the permission granted, the drones shall be deployed to monitor the mapping and surveying activity, inspection of coalfield. This is a conditional exemption and is valid till April ..

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MCL prepares Rs 60,000 Crores Investment Plan in Odisha

One of the eight subsidiaries of Coal India Limited, Sambalpur headquartered Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) on 20th June 2020 has informed that the company has prepared a Rs 60,000 crore investment plan for the state of Odisha. At present, about 30 coal mines are operated by MCL in Odisha. In the next few years, the ..

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Rationalization of Coal Linkage Scheme

The Government of India is to rationalize the coal linkages in the country. This is to be done in order to reduce the load on transportation infrastructure and also to ease evacuation constraints. Highlights The Government of India has rationalized the coal linkages in order to reduce the distances of coal transportation. Unlike the previous ..

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