No pub­lic hear­ing for EC in coal sec­tor

UPA II and NDA have slowly de­nied com­mu­ni­ties the right to be heard

Down to Earth - - APPRAISAL -

UPA II

De­cem­ber 19, 2012: No pub­lic hear­ing for mines seek­ing one time ca­pac­ity ex­pan­sion of up to 25 per cent, with a ceil­ing of 2 MTPA ad­di­tional pro­duc­tion

Jan­uary 7, 2014: No pub­lic hear­ing for mines up to 8 MTPA, seek­ing one time ca­pac­ity ex­pan­sion up to 50 per cent (or in­cre­men­tal pro­duc­tion of 1 MTPA, whichever is more)

NDA

May 30, 2014: No pub­lic hear­ing for mines with ca­pac­ity over 8 MTPA and up to 16 MTPA, seek­ing one time ca­pac­ity ex­pan­sion with pro­duc­tion en­hance­ment up to 4 MTPA

July 28, 2014: No pub­lic hear­ing for mines with pro­duc­tion ca­pac­ity over 16 MTPA, seek­ing one time ca­pac­ity ex­pan­sion with pro­duc­tion en­hance­ment up to 5 MTPA

Septem­ber 2, 2014: No pub­lic hear­ing for mines with pro­duc­tion ca­pac­ity more than 20 MTPA, seek­ing one time ca­pac­ity ex­pan­sion with pro­duc­tion en­hance­ment up to 6 MTPA

July 25, 2017: Com­pa­nies ex­empted from hav­ing to go through pub­lic hear­ing for ca­pac­ity ex­pan­sion up to 40 per cent fol­low­ing a long-stand­ing pro­posal of Coal In­dia Ltd

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