• MSTC created history by successfully auctioning 29 and allotting 38 (total 67) coal mining blocks to steel, cement & power sector and State owned entities respectively in a transparent and fair manner. This will fetch 3.35 Lakh Crore of revenue to various State Governments in a span of 30 years. This is over and above the accrual that will be available to the public and industry in the form of lower electricity tariff as a result of e-reverse auctions of coal blocks reserved for power sector. There are 204 blocks to be auctioned. • First time Global e-tender-cume-auction in multi-currency of Red Sander Wood for the state of Andhra Pradesh valuing 850 Crore which was double of the reserve price in the 1st auction concluded in Jan'15. • Introduction of e-auction for sale of Forest timber and Sandal Wood in the state of Kerala for the first time in the country yielding a revenue of 73 Crore till 31.3.2015. This will immensely benefit the local artisans, craftsmen and people involved in business in the unorganized sector. • MSTC conducted e-auction of Fly-ash emanating from Thermal Power Plants for the first time in the country on behalf of two units of NTPC Ltd. This has given considerable benefit in terms of revenue to NTPC. Besides this, the commercial utilization of Fly-ash which is a waste product will improve the environment and provide business opportunity for the local people in building cement bricks out of it, including Cement Industry who are using 30-40% of Fly-ash for cement making. • Ministry of Power engaged MSTC to conduct e-reverse Auction for revival of under-utilised and Stranded Gas Based power plants in the country utilizing Power System Development Fund of Rs 3500 Crore. This will enable the power producers to service debts and meet operational expenses. Besides, this will benefit consumers with competitive tariffs and greater availability of power. • Extending e-procurement services to Central Government & attached offices, CPSUS and State PSUS in line with Government resolve to implement end-to-end e-procurement in the country. • MSTC achieved highest ever e-commerce business of Rs 23000 Crore for the year 201415 as against Rs 19400 Crore in the preceding year i.e. a growth of around 19 per cent which reflects and highlights the stated agenda of the Government for promotions of e-governance in the country.