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Coal India Limited

Coal India Limited is an Indian state-controlled coal mining company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India and the largest coal-producing company in the world and a Maharatna company. The company contributes to around 82% of the coal production in India.

Coal India Limited (CIL) as an organized state owned coal mining corporate came into being in November 1975 with the government taking over private coal mines. With a modest production of 79 Million Tonnes (Mt) at the year of its inception CIL today is the single largest coal producer in the world. Operating through 82 mining areas CIL is an apex body with 7 wholly owned coal producing subsidiaries and 1 mine planning and consultancy company spread over 8 provincial states of India. CIL also fully owns a mining company in Mozambique christened as 'Coal India Africana Limitada'. CIL also manages 200 other establishments like workshops, hospitals etc. Further, it also owns 26 technical & management training institutes and 102 Vocational Training Institutes Centres. Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM) as a state-of-the-art Management Training 'Centre of Excellence' - the largest Corporate Training Institute in India - operates under CIL and conducts multi-disciplinary management development programmes.


CIL having fulfilled the financial and other prerequisites was granted the Maharatna recognition in April 2011. It is a privileged status conferred by Government of India to select state owned enterprises in order to empower them to expand their operations and emerge as global giants. So far, the select club has only seven members out of290 Central Public Sector Enterprises in the country (as on 31/03/2014, source-DPE).

Coal India Limited news

Coal price hike could be implemented soon, says CIL Chairman at AGM

NEW DELHI- Coal India Limited (CIL) Chairman Pramod Agrawal has recently stated that there is a strong case for increasing coal prices, and this hike could happen soon. Agrawal made these remarks while addressing the media after CIL's 47th Annual General Meeting held on March 20, 2023. Agrawa
Posted Date :  21-03-23

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Coal Mining PSUs Faces Rising Dues from Power Producers

NEW DELHI- Outstanding dues payable by Power Sector for the coal sales by Coal India Limited (CIL) and The Singareni Collieries Limited (SCCL) are as under: [Rs. in Crore – (provisional)] Coal Mining Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Dues as on 31.03.2022
Posted Date :  20-03-23

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CHAIRMAN, CIL Meets Chief Secretary, Govt. Of Rajasthan

NEW DELHI- Shri Pramod Agrawal, Chairman, CIL met Smt. Usha Sharma, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Rajasthan, Shri Bhaskar A. Sawant, Principle Secretary (Energy), Govt. of Rajasthan and Shri R.K. Sharma, CMD, RVUNL. Discussions were held pertaining to the development of the 1190 MW Solar Power Projec
Posted Date :  11-03-23

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IWD 2023: Coal India celebrated International Women’s Day at Hq.

New Delhi: Coal India celebrated the International Women’s Day (IWD) this year on the theme "Gender Equity." Competitions and cultural programs were organised as a part of the two-day celebrations, in which employees participated wholeheartedly. In her address, Dr. Renu Agrawal, Pres
Posted Date :  04-03-23

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Coal India Adopts Miyawaki Method To Increase Green Cover

NEW DELHI- Coal India has adopted the Miyawaki method to increase green cover on mined out land. CIL subsidiaries MCL and NCL, have carried out plantation using Miyawaki method over an area of 10 hectares and 2.5 hectares respectively. The method consists of creating a plantation of native trees.
Posted Date :  21-02-23

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CIL’s fatalities at all-time low

NEW DELHI- Coal India’s (CIL) concentrated focus on ensuring safety of its workmen resulted in fatalitiesand fatal accidents falling by a third in 2022. Fatalitieshave hit an all-time low of 20in 2022 coming down by 31%in a year compared to 29 recorded in 2021. CIL’s safety statistics ar
Posted Date :  21-02-23

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Chairman, CIL meets British geological survey delegation

NEW DELHI- Shri Pramod Agrawal, Chairman CIL, met the British Geological Survey delegation led by Mr. Jonathan Pearce, Head CO2 Storage Research at Coal India’s headquarters in Kolkata. Dr. B. Veera Reddy, Director - Technical, CIL and senior officials of CIL were present in the meeting. De
Posted Date :  11-02-23

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Coal India's Profit soars to Historic High

New Delhi: In only nine months till December of Financial Year 23, Coal India Limited's consolidated profit after tax of 22,597 Crs exceeds the previous high recorded in FY-19 17.464 Crore. Year-on-year growth is a strong 112% against 10,663 Crs. In yet another record high PAT at Rs 7,719 Crs
Posted Date :  03-02-23

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CIL distributed serviceable computers to the unprivileged

New Delhi: In an attempt to promote digital literacy and put e-waste to sustainable use, Coal India has donated serviceable computers to educational and charitable institutions across West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand as a part of Special Campaign 2.0 initiated by the Government of India.  D
Posted Date :  03-02-23

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Coal India Ltd to Launch M-Sand Projects in a Big Way

NEW DELHI- Sand is classified as a “minor mineral”, under The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulations) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) and administrative control over minor minerals vests with the State Governments, and accordingly, regulated through State specific rules.  Due to hi
Posted Date :  27-01-23

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