Coal mining in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Coal mine auctions opens access to forests in Central India

Forty-one coalmines that were up for auction include fully explored and partially explored mines in states of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha. In this list, some of the mines are in biodiversity rich ..

MoC launches ‘Star rating of Coal mines’ portal

Ministry of Coal (MoC) has recently launched a web portal for star rating of coal mines. Under the portal, all operational coalmines across the country will be enabled for self-rating. The mines will be subsequently ..

100% FDI now allowed in Coal Mining

The Union Minister for Commerce announced the approval for over 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in coal mining and associated infrastructure. This will prove to be a major flip to the coal mining and thermal ..