Coal Secretary: Transparent process to ensure supply of quality coal

Last Modified: Tue Nov 24 2015 06:08:27 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 30 %
    adulteration in the coal supplied to NTPC power plants, according to complaints made by that organization in 2013.
  • 01-Jan-2016
    New transparent process for sampling and testing of coal to become operational. This is in response to resolve disputes over quality and grade of coal. Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) to select Third Party Agencies to carry out the work of sampling and analyses.
  • 18
    days within which the entire cycle of collection of samples for coal quality analyses and submission of results will be completed.