Indian State coal miners to hold special supply auctions for stressed power stations

India’s Coal Ministry has directed State-run miners Coal India Limited and Singareni Collieries Company Limited to hold special auctions for coal supply to power projects categorised as nonperforming assets as a result of a lack of fuel supplies. As per a directive issued by the Ministry, the two coal companies are to start holding the special coal supply auctions for stressed thermal power projects from February next year.