New Delhi: The finance ministry has approved the restructuring of the Coal Controller Organisation.
The move aims at regulating commercial coal mining and increasing coal production.
“The restructuring of the Coal Controller Organisation has finally been approved by the Ministry of Finance,” the coal ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
To align the organization with the current scenario in the coal sector reforms, the Ministry of Coal formed a four-member Committee under the Chairmanship of A.N.Sahay, Ex CMD, MCL/Ex Coal Controller to review the functions of the Coal Controller’s Office in November 2019.
The Committee proposed restructuring of the Coal Controller Organisation intending to regulate commercial mining, and augment domestic coal production to achieve 1 billion Tonnes with zero import. The Restructuring of Coal Controller Organisation has finally been approved by the Ministry of Finance (DOE) vide dated 20.10.2023.
The process of approval of Recruitment Rules for the sanctioned strength of 130 manpower and filling up the new sanctioned posts is under process at Ministry of Coal and Coal Controller Organisation.