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 »
A coal mine 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 »

Interview: Cutting logistics cost key to steel industry’s future

Laxmi Narayan Mallik, executive director (logistics and infrastructure), Steel Authority of India Ltd, talks about the challenges faced by the industry. Read more »
Dilip Kumar Gupta, managing director of Sagarmala Development Company Ltd

India on track to achieve 3 billion tonne port capacity

Government berths are being auctioned to private players who will mechanise them and improve efficiencies. Read more »
Pankaj Satija of Tata Steel

‘Mining policies must have certainty, clarity and consistency’

Tata Steel Ltd’s Pankaj Satija calls for the simplification of tax regime by removing multiple levies. Read more »
Mining industry reforms

A holistic mining policy can boost growth, employment generation: Experts

The mining industry is hampered by policy inconsistencies; needs a holistic approach to attain its full potential, say policy makers, industry brass. Read more »
Mining policy interview with Aruna Sharma

‘Supreme Court wanted transparent mechanism, it did not suggest auctions’

The mining industry is suffering because of the patch work approach and ad hocism in policy making, says Aruna Sharma. Read more »