Coal India has set a target to replace about 15 million tonnes of imported coal with indigenous coal in the next six months
GN Bureau | October 4, 2016
It is very unfortunate that India continues to import coal from other countries despite the fact that we are a coal surplus nation today, said Piyush Goyal, union minister of state (IC) for power, coal, new & renewable energy and mines.
Goyal said: “This is because our power plants have been designed not to function on indigenous coal.”
Speaking at an event, Goyal said that Coal India has set a target to replace about 15 million tonnes of imported coal with indigenous coal in the next six months.
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