Committee on Coal and Steel Ministry of Coal Land Acquisition and issues of Rehabilitation & Resettlement in Coal/Lignite Mining Areas. Coal conservation and development of Infrastructure for Transportation of Coal Across the Country. R&D in Coal Sector Future of Coal in India's Energy Mix Review of Coal Mines workers welfare programme Safety in Coal Mines Production of Lignite -Projection and Planning Skill development in Coal Sector Performance of Coal Controller's Office Implementation of Information Technology and vigilance activities to curb illegal Coal Mining and theft of coal in the country. Compliance of Environmental Norms by Coal/Lignite Companies. Non-utilization of allocated/leased out coal/lignite blocks by Public/Private Sector Companies. Import of Coal –Trends and Issue of Self Reliance. Coal Handling Infrastructure at Ports. Ministry of Mines New Auction Mechanism and Self Reliance in Minerals and Mineral based products. Mineral Exploration Activities in North Eastern States and its overall impact on development of the region. Development ofAluminium & Copper Industries in India. Measures to curb Illegal Mining of Iron Ore, Manganese and Bauxite in the Country. Organizational Structure and Performance of Geological Survey of India (GSI) –A Review. Organizational Structure and Performance of Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) –A Review. Ministry of Steel Development of Leased Out Iron Ore Mines and optimum capacity utilization. Review of Steel Policy and its Impact on Development of Steel Sector. Major Policy changes assisting Secondary Steel Sector. Management of Energy efficiency by Steel Plants and Environmental Issues related to Iron Ore Mining. Safety Management & Practices in Steel PSUs. Development of Manganese Ore Industry in India. Skill Development in Steel Sector. Promotion of Steel Usage. Status of Greenfield and Brownfield projects of NMDC Ltd.