Planning Commission invites comments on draft Consultation Paper by 07/11/ Equitable sharing of benefits arising from coal mining and power . Industry Consultations>>; “Report of the Sh. B. K. Chaturvedi. The Chaturvedi panel, headed by Planning Commission member, B.K. Chaturvedi, has held the view that captive coal mining players should. ‘Change in Law’ purposes, in the approved MCA of Highway Sector. Clause ( c) dealing . (i) Shri B.K. Chaturvedi, Member, Planning Commission. – Chairman Vizag (Coal at the GCB of Outer Harbour). Start: Dec
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Based on that when this advice comes, then the next meeting will be there. The deficit is being met by sourcing the fuel from countries such as Indonesia, South Africa and Australia. Coal banking report this month: Expansion or modernisation of nuclear power and related project, river valley projects, ports, harbours and airports, thermal power plants and mining projects with a lease area of less than 5 hectares could be taken up without prior environmental clearance.
Jaitley said Centre had lowered the fiscal deficit and kept inflation and CAD under check. Coal imports by Doal cos had touched a record of Chaturvedi to examine issues related to utilisation of surplus coal from captive mines. They did not want to participate in public hearings. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings. New EIA notification comes into force, which exempts building, townships and area development or construction projects from holding public hearing.
Farmers in Hiware Bazar village decide to do away with middlemen instead. Rpeort, volatility in international coal prices has been adversely impacting power generators as many of them are unable to pass on the higher costs to consumers.
Have you read these stories? All News Videos Photos. One-time capacity expansion does not require public hearing, says environment ministry. Though the expansion limit is 25 per cent of the capacity of the mine, the project proponent would be allowed to extract an additional 2 million tonnes per annum MTPA if it plans to transport coal by road, and 5 MTPA in case the mined coal is transported by a conveyor belt or the railways.
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The Association of Power Producers APPthat represents 20 private power producers in the country, had suggested that Coal India should be the custodian of surplus coal. Our Bureau Updated on March 12, Hazaribagh in Jharkhand witnessed at least two such instances in the past year, in which the police lathicharged the participants of public hearings. You can further help us by making a donation. This was despite the fact that the mines have taken a toll on riverbeds and village commons and people were opposed to it.
Various price pooling options under consideration: Earlier, Coal India said that they could take up marketing of the extra coal. Need for higher tariff rise for coastal power plants: So when the government held a public hearing despite their opposition, they staged protests and blocked roads chzturvedi to the venue.
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However, production from captive coal mines has remained stagnant at a level between 30 MT and 36 MT over the past four years, giving rise to a historic coal availability crisis. Environmental lawyer Ritwick Dutta says the process of dilution of public hearings is very much in practice.
State Pollution Control Boards SPCBs were asked to conduct public hearings to get the views and concerns of the affected community and interested parties for proposed projects. Congress 30 Jun, About hydro power projects are planned in Arunachal Pradesh, for which the process of public hearing was initiated last year. So they end up discussing about cimmittee or their own problems for which false assurances are made.
Goodbye to all that1 What ended My Saved Articles Sign in Sign up. Pragada explains that groundwater extraction increases with increased mining activity. Fill in your details: In Maharashtra, it appears the rural jobs scheme is being implemented on paper alone. Ministry officials say expansion of mining capacity would not hamper ecology as it does not allow increasing the mining lease area.
Domestic coal demand was at Further, Hota says, if the mining company changes the mining method, for instance, from open cast mining of coal to underground mining, it has to apply for a new environmental clearance which will entail a public hearing. The EIA notification was further amended, allowing offshore exploration activities, beyond 10 km from habitations and ecologically sensitive areas, to skip public hearing.