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    PM to be briefed soon on making urea from coal: Piyush Goyal

    Nagpur: A presentation will be made shortly before Prime Minister Narendra Modi on manufacture of urea from coal, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said today. Union Minister for Shipping and Surface Transport Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for State for Fertilizers Hansraj Ahir and myself will make a presentation before the Prime Minister, Goyal, who is the Minister for Coal and Renewable Energy, told reporters here.

  • Goyal to inaugurate 2 WCL coal mines

    New Delhi: Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal will inaugurate by month-end two mines of Western Coalfields Ltd, an arm of Coal India which is working towards meeting 1 billion tonnes production over the next 5 years.  “Towards the end of October, probably around 25th, I am going to open two more mines,” Goyal said.   In the last seven months, WCL has opened eight mines, he said, adding, “ever heard in the

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    India is embarking on bigger power ties with Saarc nations: Piyush Goyal

    Mumbai : Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy said that India is embarking bigger power ties with SAARC Nations. While speaking in valedictory function of South Asian Economic Conclave organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here today, the Minister said that in terms of expanding business, regional cooperation has become mantra of the day. He further said that SAARC Countries have

  • Government may sell LED bulbs at Rs 44 under DELP scheme

    New Delhi: The government is looking to provide LED bulbs at Rs 44, which is much lower than current retail price of around Rs 300, under its DELP scheme to discourage use of inefficient incandescent bulbs ,” Power Minister Piyush Goyal said at an interactive session of Assocham.

  • Government developing framework for repowering wind farms: Piyush Goyal

    New Delhi : With a view to ensure better capacity utilisation of wind energy projects, union power ministry is developing a framework for repowering wind farms from 200-300 watt units to 2-5 mega watt that are available in the market, minister for power, coal, and new and renewable energy, Piyush Goyal said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi.

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    Need lab policy for renewable energy projects: Piyush Goyal

    New Delhi: A National Lab Policy is needed for testing and certification of renewable energy projects, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said today. “National Lab Policy is needed to address the testing, standardisation and certification of renewable energy projects in the country,” Goyal was quoted as saying in a statement by his ministry.

  • PM’s gift to Varanasi: Accidental insurance for 51,000 women

    Varanasi  : On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday said here that as many as 51,000 women and girls of Varanasi will be insured under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana as a gift from the Prime Minister.

  • Goyal: Rationalise coal prices

    Kolkata:  The Centre needs to rationalise the prices of certain grades of coal as per gross calorific value (GCV) but there is no need to align them to international rates, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said.

  • Goyal to states: Govt is not a bailout bank

    New Delhi : Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the Centre cannot be considered as a bailout bank for helping debt-ridden power distribution companies and states will have to find a way out of the crisis. “I had said to the states very loud and clear that the government of India cannot be considered as a bailout bank. The states would have to find the solution,” Goyal said at a Fortune India event

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    CIL will invest Rs 13,900 cr to raise output to 908 MT by 2020

    New Delhi: State-owned Coal India (CIL) will invest Rs 13,900 crore to take its production to 908 million tonnes (MT) by 2019-20, the government said today. “Coal India (CIL) has prepared a roadmap for achieving a coal production level of about 908 MT in 2019-20 from the current level of production of 494.23 MT,” Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

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    N Chandrababu Naidu seeks Centre’s support for renewable projects in AP

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today sought Centre’s support to make his state a ‘model state’ in renewable energy projects including solar and wind hybrid projects. Naidu met Coal, Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal here and discussed various issues related to development of power and renewable energy sector in Andhra Pradesh.

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    Like CIL, PSUs can deliver on par with TCS, Infosys: Goyal

    New Delhi: Better vision and leadership can help state-owned firms to perform on par with top private players like Infosys, Wipro and TCS as has happened with Coal India Ltd which registered 12 per cent spurt in output, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

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    Coal India to set up cancer detection centres in 5 states

    Kolkata: Coal India Ltd will set up five cancer detection centres in the mining belts of five states, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said today. “Coal India will set up five Cancer Detection Centres, one each at the coal mining belts of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, for the benefit of the people staying in remote areas and facing lot of troubles to get access to quality treatment for

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    No dearth of coal to feed power plants: Piyush Goyal

    Lucknow: There is an ample amount of coal for every thermal power plant in the country in view of record production by Coal India Limited (CIL), Power Minist r Piyush Goyal said today.

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    Piyush Goyal launches energy efficient lighting initiatives in Varanasi

    Varanasi : Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, in a major initiative aimed at promoting energy efficiency in the city of Varanasi, launched Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) and LED-Based Smart Street Light programmes in the presence of Minister of State for Energy Yassir Shah.