The Ministry of Coal aims to produce one billion tonnes of dry fuel by 2024 and will focus on regulatory reforms, rationalization of pricing as well as focus on solar power projects, besides formulating a coking coal strategy and export fuel to other countries.
All these aspects are part of its agenda document, prepared by the ministry for 2021-22 and released on Monday.
It aims to focus on new technologies and plans to produce one billion tonnes of coal by 2024, an ambitious target by its standards, considering the fact that it will produce 716 million tonnes in 2020-21. Was.
The agenda document states that the ministry is also planning to boost coal production of the allotted mines through auction.
Coal Transition and Sustainability covers the areas of sustainability through social aspects of coal transition, monetization of de-coal land, use of artificial intelligence in data mining, use of drones and net zero emissions.