April 1: The century-old Singareni collieries decided to offer six of its coal mines to private developers at a cost plus basis. Javaharkhani Opencast, Kothagudem Opencast in Khammam district, Chennur-1 and 2 and Ramakrishnapur Shaft block in
Adilabad district and Kakatiya Longwall in Warangal district have been identified for private participation.