Coal Crisis in India

Centre directs all States, including Andhra, to run coal-based power units at full capacity

The ministry also advised all coal-based generation units to maintain coal stocks to meet their obligations and ensure availability of plants to meet the electricity demand as per grid requirement.

published on : 25th October 2021

Aanchalik Silp Bisthapit Sachetan Manch warns stir over coal shortage in Odisha

The forum also alleged more than 65 per cent of MCL’s coal is sent to other states which is fuelling the coal supply crisis in Odisha. 

published on : 17th October 2021

Centre to increase coal production to two million tonnes per day in week's time to meet demands

Government sources said that there is no shortage in the daily supply of coal to states and power companies and it is maintaining 5 days' stock. In a month's time situation will be back to normal.

published on : 13th October 2021

Power Ministry asks NTPC, DVC to supply as much electricity as possible to Delhi

Earlier, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain cautioned that there could be complete backout in the national capital after two days if power plants don't receive an immediate supply of coal.

published on : 12th October 2021

Coal shortage: Andhra government urges public to avoid AC after 6 pm fearing power crisis

Urging the people to cooperate, the energy secretary said the State has been trying to tide over the crisis with out implementing power cuts. 

published on : 10th October 2021

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal writes to PM Modi seeking intervention in ongoing coal shortage

CM Kejriwal requested PM Modi to direct necessary instructions to the concerned Ministries/Offices to ensure adequate coal and APM gas supply to power generating plants that supply power to Delhi.

published on : 9th October 2021