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Ministry of Coal launches Khan Prahari app to curb illegal coal mining activity in coalfield areas of country

The Ministry of Coal has launched the Coal Mine Surveillance & Management System (CMSMS) and ‘Khan Prahari’ mobile application in New Delhi. The basic purpose of CMSMS is reporting, monitoring and taking suitable action on unauthorised coal mining activities. The CMSMS is a Web-based GIS application through which location of sites for unauthorised mining can ..


‘Coal Mitra’ Portal launched

The Ministry of Power has launched ‘Coal Mitra’ Web Portal to facilitate flexibility in utilization of domestic coal. The government has now allowed swapping of coal between PSUs and the Private Sector. Earlier in May, the ministry of coal had already permitted coal swapping among central and state-owned power plants to have operational efficiency. This ..


Indian billionaires shove for coal in Australia

Impelled by an insatiate requirement for energy back home, a number of Indian billionaires are thrusting to get their hands on Australian coal mines. G.V.K. Reddy-led and Gautam Adani-led conglomerates have already invested billions in various Australian coal mining projects. The names of other Indian coal barons include Anil Ambani, Aditya Birla and Madhusudhan Rao ..