Coal shortage: Amit Shah meets power, coal ministers
NEW DELHI: Home minister Amit Shah met power minister RK Singh and coal minister Pralhad Joshi on Monday to discuss the coal situation in the country amid reports of shortage.
According to news agency ANI, officials from National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), power and coal ministry are also present in the meeting.
According to reports, over half of India's 135 coal-fired power plants, which in total supply around 70 per cent of electricity, have fuel stocks of less than three days.
Energy supplies are under strain globally as prices surge and demand and supply chains are strained by the recovery of consumption following lockdowns to contain the pandemic.
Power consumption of 3,900 MU on October 8 was the highest this month so far (from October 1 to 9), which also became cause of concern among the ongoing coal shortage crisis in the country.
10月8日3900MU的用电量是本月以来(1 ~ 9日)的最高用电量，这也成为了持续的煤炭短缺危机的隐患。
On Saturday, Tata Power arm Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (DDL) which operates in North and Northwest Delhi, had sent phone messages to its consumers saying, "Due to limited coal availability in generation plants across the north, power supply scenario between 2-6 pm is at critical level. Kindly use electricity judiciously. Be a responsible citizen. Inconvenience caused is regretted - Tata Power-DDL."
However, the coal ministry has assured that sufficient dry-fuel is available in the country to meet the demand of electricity generating plants and stressed that any fear of disruption in power supply is "entirely misplaced".
Most of NTPC's plants in Delhi are running at 55 per cent capacity as their coal stocks are enough for one-two days.
Nothing will happen Modi government. He will be in power for another 20 years That is the power of Hindutva.
This is New India. Why use coal?
if the condition isn't serious why is HM calling the power & coal ministries? Hope BJP doesn't become a cat with closed eyes.
Related minister saying no shortage in coal....but why gundappa meeting him .....godi media working 24/7 to save the image of govt
may be a trick,, people will buy more diesel ,so that GST collection will increase !??? generator will sell more ,,more GST collection
Amit Shah is discussing coal shortage and Air India sale. Seems he may PM or Dy. PM face in 2024 elections. Another disaster in waiting
Minister saying the coal shortage news is misplaced …. Lol. And in reality 13 plants in maharashtra are shut due to non availability of coal … lol shows how they just deny everything.
Only Nehru is left now to blame this power crisis
looks like Mismanagement by illiterates in the government
We dont worry about Coal,petrol, Desel, employment ,selling of companys, farmers, killing, price rise.we should worried about natiinalisom, Hindutuva, temple,name changing of roads and institutions only.
shortly may be food shortages!!!!!
If reports of shortage is true then clearly some ministries sleepling like UPA era.
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This guy has ruined his own ministry
Rajeev Bathena Reddy
Amit shah must meet Adani who is controling ports in India and not allowing imported coal.
All this is a ploy of opposition to show India in a bad light, giving a negative spin to economic recovery.
After petrol, diesel and cooking gas, rise of energy charges in the offing.
Minister are not able talk over phone? They have to wait and meet physically to show nautanki
Delhi govt. always claims the opposite of the Centre. Although we all know Aapis are habitual liars! It is to be seen in the next few days as who is lying!
Due to lack of Voltage in his body, Feku abandoned his wife.....So Feku understands the need of electricity and he will end the power Crisis
Only non bjp rule states have shortage of coal or they are unable to operate their power plants efficiently and blame center for shortages of power .
By denying the reality, can't change the reality.