In a bid to enhance the ease of doing business, the Coal Ministry wants to amend the rate of interest charged on late payment of rent and royalty from coal mines. The Ministry reviewed penal provisions in Mineral Concession Rules, 1960 (MCR) to identify violations which could be decriminalised and those for which the penalty can be reduced.

Technology Roadmap for Coal Sector is a document prepared based on the information available on public domain and inputs provided by various stakeholders. It is a document for coal companies for information purpose to adopt new technologies in time bound manner.

The ‘Coal Directory of India 2020-21’ contains information regarding the performance of Coal and Lignite sectors during the financial year 2020-21. It incorporates the grade wise data of production and dispatch and reserves of coal.

The Ministry of Coal on October 1, 2021 has issued the Mineral Concession (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960.

The Ministry of Coal on August 6, 2021 has issued Draft Mineral Concession (Amendment) Rules, 2021 to further amend the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960.

The Provisional Coal Statistics 2020-21 brings together all the crucial data related to coal and lignite sector in one volume. The publication contains a comprehensive data on Indian production, despatch, pit-head closing stock, import and export, among others.

Coal Controller's Organization has been carrying out the task of collection, compilation and dissemination of data related to the Coal and Lignite sector through its publication "The Coal Directory of India".

Provisional Coal Statistics 2019-20 is the latest Statistical Report on Coal in India based on the data received from various Indian coal companies. As the data provided are based on pre -audited reports of the companies for the year 2019-20, the coal statistics has been termed as provisional.

Coal directory of India provides coal and lignite statistics spreading over eleven sectlons covering some general economy data, brief history of coal sector in India, present status, reserve, production, dispatches, pit head closing stock, price, export and import, trends of coal consumption in power, steel and cement production, captive coal an

Undersigned is directed to state that the guidelines for formulation of Mining plan and Mine Closure Plan has been amended. It has been decided by the Government that all coal (including lignite) mining operations in India shall henceforth be governed as per modified guidelines.

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