Coal India Limited: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

CIL partners with AIM to boost Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Published: June 20, 2020

On 19th June 2020, a Statement of Intent (SOI) was signed and exchanged during a virtual e-summit according to which Coal India Limited (CIL) has partnered with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The strategic partnership is to provide support to various entrepreneurship initiatives and innovation programs of AIM. AIM Entrepreneurship & Innovation Building Initiatives The AIM ..

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“APNA UREA-SonaUgle” brand of HURL launched-To increase Urea Production

Published: January 18, 2020

The APNA UREA-SonaUgle brand of HURL (Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited) was launched by the Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri D V Sadananda Gowda. Recent developments in Urea Production In order to make India self-sufficient in Urea, the Union Government approved revival of three Urea plants located in Sindri, Gorakhpur and Barauni. The ..

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Coal India to produce 1 billion tons of coal by 2024

Published: November 2, 2019

On November 2, 2019, the coal Ministry has announced that Coal India Limited (CIL) will produce 750 million tons of coal by the end of financial year 2020-21. It will further increase the coal production to 1 billion tons by 2023-24. Currently CIL has a target of 660 million tons of coal production. This is ..

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Government appoints Anil Kumar Jha as CMD of Coal India Limited

Published: May 19, 2018

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Anil Kumar Jha as full time Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Coal India Limited (CIL). He will be in office till January 31, 2020. He replaces Coal Ministry’s Additional Secretary Suresh Kumar, who had recently assumed additional charge of CMD of CIL. Anil Kumar Jha ..

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CCEA approves framework for Coal Bed Methane extraction by Coal India

Published: April 12, 2018

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has relaxed rules for state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) for extraction of Coal Bed Methane (CBM) lying below coal seams in its blocks in bid to quickly boost production.  Till now, CIL had to apply to oil ministry for a licence to extract coal-bed methane (CBM) from its ..

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