Ministry of Coal (India)

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Republic of India
Ministry of Coal
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Government of India
Headquarters Ministry of Coal, Shastri Bhavan, New Delhi[1]
Minister responsible Piyush Goyal[2], Coal Minister
Child agencies Coal Controller
Coal India and its subsidiaries
Neyveli Lignite Corporation
Singareni Collieries Company
Website Official website

The Ministry of Coal is an Indian government ministry headquartered in New Delhi.[1] The portfolio is held by Minister of State with Independent Charge Piyush Goyal

The Ministry of Coal is charged with exploration of coal and lignite reserves in India, production, supply, distribution and price of coal through the government-owned corporations Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries,[3] as well as Neyveli Lignite Corporation.[4] The Ministry of Coal also manages the Union Government's 49 percent equity participation in Singareni Collieries Company, a public sector undertaking that is a joint venture with Andhra Pradesh government.[5]

The Ministry of Coal also is in charge of administration of the Coal Mines Provident Fund Organization and Coal Mines Welfare Organization.


  1. ^ a b "Contact Us". Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
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  3. ^ "CIL". Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "NLC". 
  5. ^ "SCCL". Retrieved 17 October 2013. 

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