ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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NEW DELHI- Mess in Coal

Mess in Coal B M NEW DELHI BY all accounts, the performance of the giant Coal India Ltd with its heavy responsibility in conditions when the overall energy situation is last worsening is far from satisfactory. There is unrest and indiscipline in the work force, the middle level officer cadres are restive and their morale has hardly improved with the abandonment of their intention to go on strike without securing an acceptable solution of their problems. Production is simply not picking up even while demand for Coal is growing. Project planning and development of coal mines to meet future demand are lagging far behind schedule. While Biju Patnaik was able to secure the integration of the Coal Department in his Steel and Mines Ministry

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