Coal-based power plant in India

India’s coal mining reforms: One step forward, two steps back

Cheap thermal power is now a myth as continuous renewable energy has become more is more competitive now. Read more »
coal mine in India

Auctions should happen only after all clearances are obtained

The Centre should set up a committee to go around the world, study policies in other mineral rich countries, and decide what is good for India, says BRV Sushil Kumar. Read more »
Coal India is a state monopoly in India

No FDI likely in coal; govt must ensure rock bottom prices

Use of coal may end in another 20 years, so India must ensure optimum use of this window, says VR Sharma of JSPL. Read more »

All clearances should be given along with mining lease

BRV Sushil Kumar, director of mines & geology, government of Telangana and president, Mining Engineers Association of India Hyderabad chapter, speaks about the problems faced by the mining industry. He suggests... Read more »
Mining in India

Towards an Indian century: Policy imperatives for mining

Mining industry’s contribution to the GDP is in the range of 2.2-2.5% and any decision-making paralysis in this sector will have a bearing on a large number of user industries. Read more »
India mining policy

Towards a holistic mining policy for India

A comprehensive, credible and consistent approach can unleash India’s mineral power, driving employment and growth Read more »