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Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala Transparently in India (SHAKTI)
Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala Transparently in India (SHAKTI)

September 06, 2021

The Government approved the fading away of the existing Letter of Assurance (LoA) - Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) regime and introduced Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India (SHAKTI), 2017, which was issued by the Ministry of Coal on 22 May 2017.

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Coking Coal Requirement for Steel Plants
Coking Coal Requirement for Steel Plants

September 03, 2021

There is a shortage of coking coal used in steel plants and some part of their requirement is met by the companies from imported coking coal. Steel plants require low ash content of coal for their sustainability with respect to techno-economics as well as environmental aspects.

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Initiatives to Increase Coal Production
Initiatives to Increase Coal Production

August 31, 2021

The following action has also been taken by Government to enhance the production of the coal in India.

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Coal Gasification Plants
Coal Gasification Plants

August 28, 2021

With a view to establish Coal Gasification Plants, Coal India Limited (CIL) is taking up several projects which are under different stages of execution.

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Allocation of Coal Mines to Private Sector
Allocation of Coal Mines to Private Sector

August 25, 2021

42 coal mines have been allocated to Private Sector under Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 (CMSP Act, 2015) and Mine and Mineral (Development &Regulation) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act, 1957) through a transparent & competitive bidding mechanism.

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Country-wise Coal Import in India: 2019-20
Country-wise Coal Import in India: 2019-20

August 22, 2021

Country-wise coal imports in India during 2019-20 from various countries.

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Country-wise Coal Import in India: 2018-19
Country-wise Coal Import in India: 2018-19

August 20, 2021

Import of coal of India during 2019-19 from various countries.

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Country-wise Coal Import in India: 2017-18
Country-wise Coal Import in India: 2017-18

August 18, 2021

Coal import in India from various countries during the year 2017-18.

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Coal Import in India (Coking and Non-Coking)
Coal Import in India (Coking and Non-Coking)

August 16, 2021

Year-wise import of coking and non-coking coal in India from 2010-11.

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Lithium Reserves in India
Lithium Reserves in India

August 12, 2021

Preliminary surveys on surface and limited subsurface by Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy have shown presence of Lithium resources of 1,600 tonnes (inferred category) in the pegmatites of Marlagalla - Allapatna area, Mandya district, Karnataka.

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Power Equipment Manufacturing Scheme
Power Equipment Manufacturing Scheme

August 06, 2021

In order to reduce import dependence with regard to power and renewable energy equipment and to promote the  Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, a Scheme for Setting up Manufacturing Zones for Power and Renewable Energy Equipment has been proposed.

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Price of Crude Oil in International Market
Price of Crude Oil in International Market

August 03, 2021

The crude oil price fluctuates on a daily basis in the international market. The average price of Indian Basket of crude oil and the quantum of crude oil purchased year-wise are given below.

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Strategic Crude Oil Reserves
Strategic Crude Oil Reserves

July 27, 2021

Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Limited (ISPRL), a Government of India Special Purpose Vehicle, has established Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPR) facilities with total capacity of 5.33 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) at 3 locations.

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