Modi govt’s ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign to substitute imported coal with domestic fuel


Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi met his counterpart in the power ministry, R K Singh last week to discuss substituting imported coal with domestic fuel as part of initiatives towards the government’s ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ goal. During the meeting, both ministers also deliberated on strategies for removing bottlenecks to augment coal suply in the country. “Had a […]

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Magnesia carbon bricks refractory with over one lakh tonne capacity to be set up in Odisha


Dalmia-OCL, a Dalmia Bharat Group company announced setting up a refractory line with 1.08 lakh tonne capacity at its Rajgangpur plant in Odisha to produce magnesia carbon bricks. Magnesia-carbon bricks are widely used by steel players with blast oxygen furnaces. In a statement, the company said it aims to complete the project in phases over two years.  […]

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Finance commission identifies three reasons for India’s low agri exports despite high farm production


In a meeting held last Friday, the 15th Finance Commission headed by Chairman, N K Singh, highlighted that India’s agricultural exports have been volatile for the last 10 years, but have flattened more recently. The commission attributed the effect of falling global prices and repeated drought during 2014, 2015 and 2016 behind the 10 per […]

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