Energy/ Coal Sector

Coal matters

Print edition : February 05, 2016

At the Gevra coalmines in Chhattisgarh, India, a 2009 picture. In November 2015, the Cabinet approved the sale of a 10 per cent stake in CIL, the third such sale, and expected to raise upwards of Rs.20,000 crore. Photo: REUTERS

An advertisement for Coal India's IPO in Mumbai in October 2010. Photo: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Coal India plays a key role in securing the country’s energy needs, but the government is neither taking any step to support it nor addressing the issues of tribal communities and other stakeholders.
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