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Privatisation of coal mining to boost production

  • 01-Jul-2018

India’s coal demand-supply balance still remains tilted in favour of coal imports as the state-run miners, Coal India and the Singareni Collieries Company have been unable to entirely meet India’s coal demand, especially for higher grade thermal coal/washed coal and coking coal. The country’s coal imports remain high, accounting for around 24 per cent of the present domestic demand. ... Read More

Air traffic on a strong turf, registers all round growth

  • 01-Dec-2017

The air passenger traffic in the country stood at 24.0 million in September 2017, exhibiting a year-on-year (YoY) growth of 15% over September 2016. According to an ICRA note, the YoY growth rate for aircraft traffic was 14% in September 2017, while it was 19% for cargo traffic. ... Read More