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KERALA- Poisoned Water

coal. It is possible that the Fazal Committee's recommendation may not pass muster and Coal India may not be broken up into several independent companies functioning autonomously. This would probably be too much bother for the Coal Department. Hence the parallel recommendation for converting the Coal India into a corporation with ten or more functional divisions on the) pattern of BHEL. This gives better scope for control and direction from the top, at the level of the Department in the Ministry. This would also square with yet another recommendation of the Fazal Committee for creation of a post of Coal Advisor with the rank of secretary in the Department of Coal. This is, of course, not the first time that the nationalised coal industry has received so much attention aimed to reorganise management structure.

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