coal imports

Coal imports to stop by 2024: Minister

India is likely to stop coal imports by 2024, Coal minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday said.

published on : 21st October 2022

Centre annuls condition for states to import coal

"After reviewing, the position of state Gencos now varies significantly. Many states have stocks more than 50 per cent of normative levels whereas many others still have stocks near critical levels."

published on : 3rd August 2022

India’s trade deficit widens to $31 billion in July

The trade deficit in the same month last year (2021) stood at $10.63 billion. In the April-July 2022 period, the trade deficit crossed $100 billion, almost 2.5 times the trade deficit in the same peri

published on : 3rd August 2022

Coal industry urges government to do away with compulsory 10% import order

Following the statement of the minister in parliament on July 25, 2022, the experts said the power ministry should revoke and withdraw the order for import of 10% their coal requirement.

published on : 27th July 2022

Imported coal 10 times costlier for power generators

The government had directed power generators to import 10% of their coal requirement for blending.

published on : 16th July 2022

India to ramp up coal output to reduce dependence on imports: Moody's Investors Service

The government has recently mandated CIL to import coal as an emergency measure to avoid a shortage of coal for the country's power utilities and build up buffer stock

published on : 7th June 2022

Decline in coal imports in FY'22 on account of less buying by power sector: Centre

Coal imports that had touched 248 million tonnes in FY'20 dropped continuously during the next two financial years to 215 MT in 2020-21 and 209 MT in 2021-22.

published on : 2nd June 2022