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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In re: News report published in the Newspaper named Indian Express, Daily News Paper dated : 4th February, 2022, Kolkata, Late City Edition titled “Non compliance of EC conditions by Kulda coal mine, Odisha & Tamnar Thermal Plant, Chattisgarh”  dated 15/07/2022. 

The Central Electricity Authority on 7th July 2022, has notified the draft Central Electricity Authority (Flexible operation of thermal power plants) Regulations, 2022. The Draft regulation shall apply to all coal and lignite based thermal power plants and load despatch centers.

In September 2020, China announced that it would aim to reach a peak in its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060.

The challenges and uncertainties facing the global energy system are at their greatest for almost 50 years.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of JMK Coke Industry Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs The State of Meghalaya & Others dated 27/06/2022.

The grievance of the petitioners (JMK Coke Industry) is against the order of the High Court of Meghalaya at Shillong, May 24, 2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paryavaran Mitra Vs State of Gujarat dated 09/05/2022.

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Banothu Nandu Nayak Vs Singareni Collieries Company Limited dated 06/5/2022.

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.

Methane is responsible for around 30% of the rise in global temperatures since the Industrial Revolution, and rapid and sustained reductions in methane emissions are key to limiting near-term global warming and improving air quality.