BOT operators at major ports handling a single commodity have urged the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways to address issues with port policies that are affecting their operations.
Since Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan to make India self-sufficient, the government has implemented reforms and policy changes to reduce India’s reliance on coal imports from other countries, with an emphasis on increasing domestic coal production and replacing at least 100 million metric tonnes (mmt) of coal imports in FY22.