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Union Cabinet gives nod for development of Underground Coal Gasification

The Union Cabinet has approved a policy framework for development of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) in unexplored coal and lignite bearing areas in the country. Decision in this regard was taken by Union Cabinet Committee meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. What is Underground Coal Gasification (UCG)? UCG is a ..

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Government adds 18 more coal blocks to fuel the power sector

Government has added 18 more new coal blocks exclusively for the power sector in order to revive the this sector  which was facing hurdles due to poor supply of coal to thermal plants. These 18 coal blocks are added to the existing 74 reserves, which have been earmarked for e-auction as well as for allotment ..

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Centre Welcomes SC Decision to Cancel Allocation Of 214 Coal Blocks

The Supreme Court (SC) has cancelled 214 coal block allocations out of the 218 that were under consideration. These allocations were made to various companies since 1993. The Centre welcomed the SC decision and stated that its stand on the allegedly illegal coal block allocations was now vindicated. The government has been granted six months ..

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