Coal Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s Biggest Ever Coal Mine Auction

The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the biggest ever coal mine auction on November 3, 2022. About the biggest coal mine auction In the sixth round of commercial coal auctions, Union Coal Ministry has put up 141 mines for auction in 11 states, with a cumulative peak rate (PRC) of 305 million tonnes. 71 ..

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Auction of 122 Coal and Lignite Mines

An auction of 122 Coal and Lignite Mines including 18 New Mines has been launched by the Ministry of Coal. Overview: As of now, 42 coal mines have already been auctioned by the ministry. The auctioning off of the mines will ensure the energy security of the country and will also be providing employment opportunities ..

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Coal Ministry constitutes Sustainable Development Cell

Ministry of coal has constituted a “Sustainable Development Cell”, in line with the commitment of clean energy. Key Points The Sustainable Development Cell was constituted in the backdrop of Prime Minister’s announcement on new climate targets at COP26 under ‘Panchamrit Strategy’. Ministry emphasised on to put major thrust on Sustainable Development in coal mining, by ..

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Vriksharopan Abhiyan – 2021 to be launched

Vriksharopan Abhiyan – 2021 of Coal Ministry is all set to be Launched on August 19, 2021. It will be launched as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Key Points In this year, coal PSUs of the Ministry of Coal have set an ambitious target to cover 2385 hectares of area under “Go Greening” drive. ..

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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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Coal India to produce 1 billion tons of coal by 2024

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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