Coal and Steel

Chairman :
Rakesh Singh
Political Party :
Bharatiya Janata Party
State / Constituency :
Member From :
Lok Sabha

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.