ACHIEVEMENTS IN 100 DAYS
7 Key Takeaways:
1. Coal-based electricity generation from June to August 2014 grew by a record 21% compared to corresponding period last year.
2.CIL has given an in-principle decision to purchase 250 additional rakes (for Rs. 5,000 crores) to evacuate more coal. Moreover, the government is expediting build-out of 3 critical railway lines in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha, which could potentially yield 60 million tons per annum by 2017-18and up to 200 million tons by 2021-22.
3. Automatic transfer of linkages is being allowed from old & inefficient plants (>25 year old p