Coal India Current Affairs, GK & News

CAG Report: 40% of toilets in Government schools unused

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Audit General submitted its report to both the houses. The report was titled “Construction of Toilets in Schools by the CPSEs”. CPSEs are Central Public Sector Enterprises. The report found gaps in construction of toilets by the CPSEs. Over seven CPSEs were employed in the task. They were ..

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Coal India Ltd. plans to invest over Rs 1.22 lakh crore

Coal India Ltd (CIL) recently decided to invest over 1.22 lakh crore rupees on development of nearly 500 projects. It includes coal evacuation, infrastructure, project development, exploration and clean coal technologies in the country. The investment aims at making India self-reliant in terms of coal and achieve the production target of 1 billion tonnes by ..

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Three mines of Coal India’s arm Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) inaugurated

Nitin Gadkari, the minister of road transport, highways and MSME has inaugurated three mines of Coal India’s arm Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL).  The three mines are: (1) Adasa Mine, an underground to open cast mine, in Nagpur Area of Maharashtra (2) Sharda underground Mine in Kanhan Area and (3) Dhankasa underground mine in Pench Area ..

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Web Portal launched to provide star rating of coal mines

The Ministry of coal launched web portal in New Delhi to provide star rating of coal mines. Based on the star rating the highest scoring mines are to be awarded. Highlights According to the new system, the mines scoring between 91% and 100% will get 5 star, below 91% and above 81% will receive 4 ..

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Pramod Agrawal becomes CIL’s new Chairman and Managing Director

Pramod Agrawal assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Coal India Ltd, a Maharatna Public Sector Enterprise. Public Enterprises Selection Board recommended the name of the 1991 batch IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre for the post of Chairman and Managing Director. Prior to this appointment, he was serving as the Principal Secretary ..

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