Coal Market In India 2013

Coal is the most important & abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 55% of the County Energy need. The Countries Industrial heritage was would upon indigenous business coal. The increasing demand of India for energy for sustaining the economic growth will have to be met by a combination of renewable, nuclear and conventional sources of energy. Coal along with clean technologies forms an important role in India’s increasing energy demand. To provide energy security to the country, guaranteed supply of coal with Better quality is a primary requirement. Even under the least coal dependence scenario, coal is expected to contribute 41% of the total preliminary energy demand in 2032 and about 40% of the total installed capacity in power in the country. Coal as an input in the manufacturing process of steel, cement, fertilizer and other industries. Ministry of Coal has planned to increase the coal production by an average of 36 million tons per annum in the 12th five year plan. We estimate that coal production will grow at a CAGR of around 9% during 2011-12 to 2013-14. It is also anticipated that the demand for thermal coal and coking coal by power and steel sectors, respectively, will gain momentum in near future. The size of Indian coal industry was estimated at INR 800 billion by the end of fiscal year 2012

A Draft made by Ministry of Coal on PPP in form of Mining, Operation and Development agreement for exploring coal by private players in association with CIL for increase in Production and evolving new technologies though private sector in 12th Five year plan. Cement is essential for future infrastructural growth. The industry, which produces 358 million tonnes of cement annually, requires 50 million tonnes of coal as a raw material stock every year. However, in 2011, it received only 10.63 million tonnes - 23% of its actual requirement - from CIL and its subsidiaries.

*Data Source From Ministry of Coal, Research Organizations


The objective of the 3 Annual Conference on “Coal Market in India-2013” is to provide a common platform for stakeholders, private players & policy makers in the coal sector for an effective Solution to the industry by enhanced coal production and procurement needed for the growing demand of the economy. Accordingly issues relating to adaptation of latest mining technology, imported coal, increased domestic coal production, environmental concerns impacting the growth of coal sector will be discussed.It will also create platform for coal buyer & Supplier to create a business opportunity. 

Why Should Attend?

  • How to increase coal production for meeting demand and supply gap?
  • Latest policies and regulatory issues
  • Challenges for power & steel industry to meet their demands
  • Advance & Economic mining practice for increasing coal production
  • Investment opportunities in Indian coal Market
  • Coal price - major concern for Energy security
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Mr. Alok Perti
Ex. Advisor (Coal)
Ministry of Coal
Mr. V. K. Sehgal
Global Coal & Mining Pvt. Ltd
Mr. Amit Kapur (Invited)
J Sagar Associate
Mr. J. K. Niyogi
Visa Resources India Ltd.
Mr. Rahul Sharan
Senior Research Analyst
Drewry Consultant Ltd.
Shri H. S. Bajwa
Director - TT (G)
Indian Railway Board
Mr. Arun Kumar Bhalla
Chief Executive Power Business Development
Shree Cement Ltd.
Mr. Manoj K. Agarwal
Chief Operating Officer
Lanco Infratech Limited
Mr. U.K. Mittal
Ex. Director
Mr. R B Mathur
Senior Adviser- Coal
Lanco Infratech Ltd.
Mr. Vidhyashankar Sathyamurthi
Sr. Consultant - India & South Asia
Control Risk India & South Asia
Sri D C Garg
Chairman cum MD
Western Coalfields Limited
Capt BVJK Sharma
JSW Infrastructure Limited
Sri Shekhar Saran
Dr. Manoranjan Hota
Director-Impact Assesment
Ministry of Environment & Forest
Mr. Rohit Manchanda
Trade and Investment Commissioner for India
New South Wales (NSW)
Capt Anil Yendluri
Krishnapatnam Port Limited (Invited)
Mr. Dhiraj Saha
General Manager- Fuel Management
Mr. Saionton Basu
Partner & Co-Head India Group
Penningtons Solicitors LLP
Mr. VK Arora
President - Coal Services
KCT Coal Sales Ltd
Mr. Neel Goyal
Ernst & Young Pvt Ltd
Mr. Harsh Sachdev
Managing Director
S&T Mining & Executive In Charge
Mr. Viktor Valenta
Director Technical
Mr. Kiran Malla
Associate Director
KPMG India
MN Ravi Shankar
CEO Business Development, Power Trading
Adhunik Power and Natural Resources Limited
Mr. Sudhir Nair
Director - Customised Research
Dr. T. Bangar Raju
Prof & HOD Transportation Management
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
Mr. Mukesh Aggarwal
Vice President
SBI Capital
Mr. V.R.Sharma
Dy. M.D. & CEO
Jindal Steel & Power Limited
Mr. Rajiv Agrawal
Indian Captive Power Producers Association
Mr. T. K. Nag
Director (Technical/Operation)
Central Coalfields Limited
Mr. Kevin Gordon
Global Coal Market Manager
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Dr MP Narayanan
Vice Chariman
World Mining Congress
Ms. Nicole Thomas
Counsellor - Resources, Energy & Tourisom
Australian High Commission
Mr. Ajay Kumar Mathur
International Coal Ventures Limited
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