The government is working on creating domestic capacity for the equipments being imported in the country, said Sunil Barthwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.
The Ministry of Coal (MoC) is targeting coal production of 1.5 billion tonnes. Of this one billion tonnes will come from Coal India Limited (CIL) and the remaining 500 million tonnes will come from non-CIL sources, particularly from the mines that are presently being auctioned or allocated to non-Coal India entities.
There isnÂ´t a simple answer or cause to this. The way I look at it is a two-fold answer. Firstly, we are a water stressed country, with our population hovering around 1.2 billion and with the increasing population, this situation is likely to get worse.