In a bid to retain coal assets acquired by International Coal Ventures Ltd in Mozambique along with minimising costs, India plans to restructure the special purpose vehicle created to help the country achieve energy security [...]
In its attempt to ensure an uninterrupted supply of fertilisers to farmers, the Union Cabinet may shortly approve the revival of three closed urea units in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand [...]
Railways freight traffic increases in June; policies beyond its control affecting the national carrier
In the wake of losing freight traffic to roads, the Indian Railways has come with measures to gain lost ground. The efforts have started to yield results according to June 2016 data which shows that the railways on average transported 945 rakes of various commodities compared with 910 in June 2015 [...]
In an attempt to solve the vexed issue of coal quality for electricity generation in the country, the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) will be conducting quality check for fuel supplied to power utilities [...]
State-run Indian Oil Corp. Ltd (IOC) will join public sector units, NTPC Ltd and Coal India Ltd (CIL), as the third partner in a joint venture (JV) company to revive the closed urea units in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand [...]
State-run NTPC Ltd and Coal India Ltd (CIL) will form a joint venture (JV) company to revive the closed fertiliser units of Fertilizer Corp. of India Ltd (FCIL) at Sindri in Jharkhand and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
Anil Swarup, a 1981 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, has shifted the focus of debate on availability of coal in India to the fuel’s quality. [...]