Coal Current Affairs, GK & News

Coal Import Monitoring System

The Government of India is to implement Coal Import Monitoring System (CIMS). The system will require the importers to submit advance information online and obtain an automatic registration number to handle coal imports in the country. About the Coal Import Monitoring System The importers of Bituminous coal, anthracite coal, coking coal and steam coal are ..

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First Tranche of Coal Mine Auction to Generate Rs 7,000 crores of revenue

On November 9, 2020, the Coal Minister Shri Pralhad Joshi announced that the 19 mines were auctioned during first tranche of coal mine auction. The first tranche of the auction is to generate revenue of Rs 7,000 crores. The auctioned mines have peak rated capacity of 51 million tonnes. Key Highlights Of the 19 auctioned ..

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India-Indonesia 5th Joint Working Group on Coal held virtually

On November 5, 2020, the India-Indonesia fifth joint working group on coal was held. The meeting of the working group was held through video conference. Key Highlights During the meeting, the countries discussed on Indian Coal Policy reforms, commercial mining of coal in India and coking coal exploration. Background India is currently looking for opportunities ..

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CSE Report: Supports incentives and penalties to get clean power

On October 21, 2020, the centre for science and environment submitted a report titled “meeting emission norms working paper on penalty and incentive mechanism for coal-based power plants”. The report mainly speaks about the incentives provided for Clean power stations. Key findings of the report The report praises the concept of “first run”. This concept ..

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India to set up Coal Exchange

India is to set up Coal Exchange trading platform soon. According to the proposal to set up the India Coal Exchange platform, the entire coal mined in the country is to be traded on a common platform called “Coal Exchange”. Why is Coal Exchange important? It is important to set up the trading platform as ..

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