Coal 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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Coal shortage in India

Currently, India is undergoing a second major power crisis since October 2021. Why is India facing coal shortage? The main reason for the coal shortage is the increasing power demand. In 2022, the demand increased to 132 billion units (BU) per month, from 106.6 BU a month in 2019. Another reason is the reduction in ..

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Index of Eight Core Industries

In January 2022, compared to the same time period last year, the growth rate of eight core industries stood at 3.7 percent. The Ministry of Commerce announced this. Overview: The core industries growth rate was 11.6 percent for the nine-month period between April and January. The eight-core sectors natural gas, coal, petroleum refinery products, crude ..

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China-Russia to begin the biggest Nuclear Power Project

On May 19, 2021, China and Russia began the biggest Nuclear Power Project. The Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Chinese President Xi Jing Ping attended the ceremony that began the construction of the project on May 19, 2021. Background In 2018, Russia and China signed an agreement on Nuclear Energy Cooperation Project. Under the ..

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Why were the Goa Infra Projects red flagged?

The Central Empowerment Committee appointed by the Supreme Court recently raised serious concerns of Environmental Impact in Goa. This was related to the double tracking of the railway line between Kulem of Goa and Castle Rock in Karnataka. What did the Committee say? According to the committee, the Railway project will destroy the fragile eco ..

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Global Energy Review

The International Energy Agency recently released the Global Energy Review report. According to the report, the Carbon Dioxide emissions in India is to be 1.4% higher than the levels recorded in 2019. Key Findings of the Report: India The coal-fired power generation is to increase by three times higher than the increase in generation from ..

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