• The government has shortlisted 50 key infrastructure projects worth more than Rs 2 lakh crore for regular monitoring by the prime minister’s office to ensure their early completion.
  • All-India power demand on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 morning touched a record high of 182.89 gigawatts (GW), said Power Secretary S N Sahai.
  • Sarda Energy & Minerals announced that the Nominated Authority, Ministry of Coal, Government of India vide its letters dated 28 December 2020 has declared the Company as the successful bidder in the recent auction held for commercial coal mines:
  • Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced the state’s new solar power policy which will be valid for the next five years. The policy has multiple incentives to reduce the share of coal-based power and move towards green energy.
  • The government has lined up a list of high-value and high-impact infrastructure projects for inauguration in the next one month.
  • Coal India Limited (CIL) is constructing 21 additional greenfield and brownfield railway sidings at an estimated investment of Rs 3,370 crore in four of its subsidiaries, the company said.