Govt to soon introduce new coal linkage, tariff policies: Piyush Goyal

Government will soon come out with a coal linkage policy to ensure supply of fossil fuel and a new tariff policy aimed at boosting regulatory mechanism fordiscoms and attracting investments.

“In the coal sector, a lot of policies are being changed. The process (for coal linkage policy is underway). Both (the policies) are coming out very soon,” Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters.

When asked will the government go ahead with one billion tonnes of coal production target when there are raging concerns about rising pollution level Goyal said “100 per cent we will make one billion tonnes. May be more than that.”

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