​Increasing Domestic Coal Production: Steps Taken by the Government

  • Regular reviews by Ministry of Coal to expedite the development of coal blocks.
  • Enactment of Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2021 allowing captive mine owners to sell up to 50% of their annual production in the open market after meeting end-use plant requirements.
  • Single Window Clearance portal to speed up the operationalization of coal mines.
  • Project Monitoring Unit to assist coal block allottees in obtaining necessary approvals and clearances.
  • Auction of commercial mining on revenue sharing basis launched in 2020, with a 50% rebate on coal produced earlier than the scheduled date and incentives for coal gasification or liquefaction.
  • Liberal terms for ....
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