Ministry of Coal

Summary

Ministry of Coal
Ministry of Coal.png
Agency overview
JurisdictionIndia Republic of India
HeadquartersMinistry of Coal,
Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi, India.
Annual budget770.91 crore (US$100 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • Anil Kumar Jain, Secretary
  • Vinod Kumar Tiwari, Additional Secretary
Child agencies
WebsiteOfficial website
Coal India Bhawan, New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata at the night as viewed from the background.

The Ministry of Coal is an Indian government ministry headquartered in New Delhi.[3] The portfolio is held by Cabinet Minister Pralhad Joshi.

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,[4] as well as Neyveli Lignite Corporation.[5]

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 Government of Telangana.[6] in which equity is held partly by the State Government of Telangana (51%) and the Government of India.[2]

Ministers of Coal

Name Portrait Term of office Party Prime Minister
Biju Patnaik Biju Patnaik 2018 stamp of India.jpg 30 July 1979 14 January 1980 Janata Party (Secular) Charan Singh
A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury 16 January 1980 15 January 1982 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi
N. D. Tiwari Shri Narayan Dutt Tiwari.jpg 2 September 1982 6 September 1982
Vasant Sathe 31 December 1984 25 September 1985 Rajiv Gandhi
P. A. Sangma
(MoS, Independent Charge)
The former Lok Sabha Speaker Shri P.A. Sangma met the Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi on January 18, 2004 (cropped).png 21 June 1991 18 January 1993 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
Ajit Kumar Panja
(MoS, Independent Charge)
18 January 1993 13 September 1995
Jagdish Tytler
(MoS, Independent Charge)
Jagdish Tytler in Mumbai on January 6, 2005.jpg 15 September 1995 16 May 1996
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Atal Bihari Vajpayee 2004 (cropped).jpg 16 May 1996 1 June 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
S. R. Bommai Somappa Rayappa Bommai 132.jpg 1 June 1996 29 June 1996 Janata Dal
(National Front)
H. D. Dewe Gowda
Kanti Singh

(Independent Charge)

29 June 1996 10 January 1998 H. D. Dewe Gowda
Inder Kumar Gujral
Inder Kumar Gujral Inder Kumar Gujral 017.jpg 10 January 1998 19 March 1998 Inder Kumar Gujral
Dilip Ray
(Independent Charge)
20 March 1998 13 October 1999 Janata Dal
(National Democratic Alliance)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
N. T. Shanmugam
(MoS, Independent Charge)
27 May 2000 7 February 2001 Pattali Makkal Katchi
(National Democratic Alliance)
Syed Shahnawaz Hussain
(MoS, Independent Charge)
8 February 2001 1 September 2001 Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Ram Vilas Paswan[7] Ram Vilas Paswan.jpg 1 September 2001 29 April 2002 Lok Janshakti Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Atal Bihari Vajpayee 2004 (cropped).jpg 29 April 2002 1 July 2002 Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Lal Krishna Advani[8] Lal Krishna Advani 2008-12-4.jpg 1 July 2002 26 August 2002
Uma Bharati Uma Bharati in 2014.jpg 26 August 2002 29 January 2003
Kariya Munda[9] 29 January 2003 9 January 2004
Mamata Banerjee[10] Mamata Banerjee - Kolkata 2011-12-08 7542 Cropped.JPG 9 January 2004 22 May 2004 All India Trinamool Congress
(National Democratic Alliance)
Shibu Soren[11] Shibu Soren.jpg 23 May 2004 24 July 2004 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
(United Progressive Alliance)
Manmohan Singh
Manmohan Singh Manmohansingh04052007.jpg 24 July 2004 27 November 2004 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Shibu Soren[11] Shibu Soren.jpg 27 November 2004 2 March 2005 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
(United Progressive Alliance)
Manmohan Singh Manmohansingh04052007.jpg 2 March 2005 29 January 2006 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Shibu Soren[11] Shibu Soren.jpg 29 January 2006 29 November 2006 Jharkhand Mukti Morcha
(United Progressive Alliance)
Manmohan Singh Manmohansingh04052007.jpg 29 November 2006 22 May 2009 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Shriprakash Jaiswal[12]
(As MoS, Independent Charge
till 19 January 2011)
Shri Sri Prakash Jaiswal assumes the charge of the Minister of State for Home Affairs in New Delhi on May 25, 2004.jpg 22 May 2009 26 May 2014
Piyush Goyal[13][14]
(As MoS, Independent Charge
till 3 September 2017)
Piyush Goyal (cropped).jpg 26 May 2014 31 May 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Narendra Modi
Pralhad Joshi A delegation of MPs from Karnataka along with Pralhad joshi.jpg 31 May 2019 Incumbent

List of Ministers of State

Ministers of State of Coal
Minister of state Portrait Political party Term Years
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary taking charge as the Minister of State for Coal, in New Delhi on September 05, 2017.jpg Bharatiya Janata Party 3 September 2017 30 May 2019 1 year, 269 days
Raosaheb Danve Raosaheb Dadarao Danve oath as Minister.jpg 7 July 2021 Incumbent 100 days

Organisations

Central Public Sector Units

Statutory Bodies

Functions And Responsibilities

The Ministry of Coal is responsible for development and exploitation of coal and lignite reserves in India. The subjects allocated to the Ministry which include attached and sub-ordinate or other organisations including PSUs concerned with their subjects under the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961, as amended from time to time, are as follows:

  • Exploration and development of coking coal and non-coking coal and lignite deposits in India
  • All matters relating to production, supply, distribution and prices of coal
  • Development and operation of coal washeries other than those for which Department of Steel (ISPAT Vibhag) is responsible
  • Low-Temperature carbonisation of coal and production of synthetic oil from coal
  • Administration of the Coal Mines (Conservation and Development) Act, 1974 (28 of 1974)
  • The Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation
  • The Coal Mines Welfare Organisation
  • Administration of the Coal Mines Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1948 (46 of 1948)
  • Administration of the Coal Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1947 (32 of 1947)
  • Rules under the Mines Act, 1952 (32 of 1952) for the levy and collection of duty of excise on coke and coal produced and dispatched from mines and administration of rescue fund
  • Administration of the Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act, 1957 (20 of 1957)[2]

References

  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-03-04. Retrieved 2018-09-15.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Official Website Ministry of Coal(India)". Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Contact Us". Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  4. ^ "CIL". Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  5. ^ "NLC". Archived from the original on 2013-10-17.
  6. ^ "SCCL". Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  7. ^ "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Paswan,Shri Ram Vilas". 47.132. Archived from the original on 5 October 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  8. ^ Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Advani,Shri Lal Krishna Archived 2016-10-05 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Munda,Shri Kariya". 47.132. Archived from the original on 4 October 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Mamata Banerjee; Chief Minister, West Bengal". westbengal.gov.in. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  11. ^ a b c "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Soren,Shri Shibu". 47.132. Archived from the original on 21 June 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Jaiswal,Shri Sriprakash". 47.132. Archived from the original on 2016-10-05. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  13. ^ Minister of State (Independent Charge)
  14. ^ "Sh Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India". Ministry of Coal, Government of India / National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 26, 2014.