Published on: August 18, 2021



By : Union Ministry of Coal & Mines

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  • In this year, coal PSUs of the Ministry of Coal have set an ambitious target to cover 2385 hectares of area under “Go Greening” drive. Areas will be covered under bio-reclamation or plantation.
  • Go Greening drive will be provided the right boost by launching Vriksharopan Abhiyan 2021.
  • More than 300 plantation sites will be connected during the Abhiyan around coalfields across India.

How energy demand is met in India?

Energy demand would primarily be reliant on coal because of its affordability and availability. Thus, coal sector plays a very crucial role in meeting India’s energy demand. In the line, coal sector in India has been taking various innovative initiatives to promote sustainable mining.