The Members Coal India Limited
Ladies and Gentlemen
On behalf of the Board of Directors I have great pleasure inpresenting to you the 48th Annual Report of Coal India Limited (CIL) and Audited Accountsfor the year ended 31st March 2022 together with the reports of Statutory Auditors andComptroller and Auditor General of India thereon. Coal India Limited (CIL) is a'Maharatna' company under the Ministry of Coal Government of India with headquarter atKolkata West Bengal. CIL is the single largest coal producing company in the world andone of the largest corporate employers with manpower of 248550 (as on 1st April 2022).CIL operates through 84 mining areas spread over eight (8) provincial states of India.Coal India Limited has 318 mines (as on 1st April 2022) of which 141 are underground 158opencast and 19 mixed mines.
CIL has ten fully owned Indian subsidiary companies viz. EasternCoalfields Limited (ECL) Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) Central Coalfields Limited(CCL) Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) NorthernCoalfields Limited (NCL) Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) Central Mine Planning &Design Institute Limited (CMPDIL) CIL Navi Karniya Urja Limited for development ofnon-conventional/ clean & renewable energy and CIL Solar PV Limited for development ofsolar photovoltaic module. In addition CIL has a foreign subsidiary in Mozambique namelyCoal India Africana Limitada (CIAL). Further CIL has five Joint Venture companies-Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited Talcher Fertilizers Ltd. CIL NTPC Urja Pvt.Ltd. Coal Lignite Urja Vikas Private Limited & International Coal Venture PrivateLimited.
The mines in Assam i.e. North Eastern Coalfields (NEC) is manageddirectly by CIL.
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd is havingfour (4) Subsidiaries SECL has two (2) Subsidiaries and CCL has one (1) subsidiary.
1. State of Company Affairs
1. CIL produced 622.63 MT during 2021-22 which is the highestproduction achieved since its inception. Production for the year represented an increaseof 26.41 MTs i.e. 4.4 % growth over last year's production of 596.22 MTs.
2. MCL became the second CIL subsidiary to join the exclusive club of150 MT coal producing companies. BCCL NCL and MCL had achieved their respectiveproduction targets of FY'22 with a growth of 24% 6% and 14% respectively over last year.
3. CIL coal off-take of 661.89 MTs is the highest whopping 87.41 MTincrease over 2021-22.
4. For the first time the net revenue from operations has crossed Rs 1Lakh crores.
5. ERP implemented across all subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. Phase-II went Go-Live 14.5 months in advance of the scheduled commencement
2. Financial Performance
2.1 Financial Results (CIL Consolidated)
For the year 2021-22 CIL has achieved an aggregate Pre-Tax Profit ofRs 23616.28 Crores and post-tax profit of Rs 17378.42 crores as against pre-tax profitof Rs 18009.24 crores and post-tax profit of Rs 12702.17 crores in 2020-21. Thesubsidiary wise details of Pre-tax Profit are given n Annexure I.
Highlights of performance
The performance of Coal India Limited (Consolidated) for the year2021-22 compared to the previous year is shown in the table below:
|Particulars ||2021-22 ||2020-21 |
|Production of Coal (in million tonnes) ||622.63 ||596.22 |
|Off-take of Coal (in million tonnes) ||661.89 ||574.48 |
|Sales (Gross) (Rs/Crores) ||152667.14 ||126786.13 |
|Capital Employed (Rs/Crores) ||122840.66 ||111194.67 |
|Net Worth (Rs/Crores) ||43124.14 ||36499.58 |
|Profit Before Tax (Rs/Crores) ||23616.28 ||18009.24 |
|Profit for the Period (Rs/Crores) ||17378.42 ||12702.17 |
|Total Comprehensive Income for the period ( Rs/Crores) ||17429.73 ||12066.66 |
|Return on Average Capital Employed (%) ||19.25 ||16.14 |
|Return on Average Net Worth (%) ||43.65 ||37.01 |
|Earnings Per Share (Rs || || |
|(Considering Face Value of Rs10 per share) ||28.17 ||20.61 |
|Dividend per Share (Rs)* || || |
|(Considering Face Value of Rs10 per share) ||17.00 ||16.00 |
|Inventory Turnover Ratio (as no. of months) ||0.92 ||1.07 |
|Debtor Turnover Ratio (as no. of months) ||1.22 ||1.61 |
*Dividend per share includes Final Dividend and Interim Dividend. ForFY 20-21 & 21-22 the Final Dividend per share is Rs 3.50 and Rs 3.00 respectively.However for FY 21-22 final dividend is subject to approval of shareholders in AGM.
Transfer to Reserves General Reserves:
During the year 2021-22 a sum of Rs 862.41 crore (previous year Rs721.38 crores) was transferred to General Reserves out of CIL Consolidated profits.
Grant / Funds received under S&T PRE EMSC CCDA etc as animplementing agency and used for creation of assets are treated as Capital Reserve anddepreciation thereon is debited to Capital Reserve Account. The ownership of the assetcreated through grants lies with the authority from whom the grant is received. Thebalance of grants as on 31.03.2022 and 31.03.2021 is Rs18.90 crores and Rs17.78 croresrespectively.
2.2 Dividend Income and Pay Outs (CIL Standalone)
While the financial statements of both CIL (Standalone andConsolidated) are presented separately only CIL Standalone is listed and relevant fordividend payment to its shareholders. The dividend to its shareholders is paid out ofCIL's Standalone income the major part of which constitutes the dividend income receivedduring 2021-22 from its subsidiaries i.e. CCL NCL SECL MCL and CMPDIL. The breakup ofsuch dividend received and accounted for during the year from different subsidiaries isgiven in Annexure 2 Government of India holds 66.13% of CIL total Equity sharecapital as at 31st March 2022.
During the year 2021-22 CIL Standalone had paid interim dividendstwice of total amount of Rs 8627.82 crores @ Rs 14.0 per share against face value ofRs10/- each fully paid up. Out of above total interim dividend the share of Govt. ofIndia was Rs 5705.89 crores and for other shareholders Rs 2921.93 crores. (previous year- Total Interim Dividend Rs 7703.44 Crores; Govt of India - Rs 5094.55 crores and Othershareholders - Rs 2608.89 crores).
Coal India has also paid final dividend of Rs 2156.97 crores @ Rs 3.50per share for financial year 2020-21. Out of final dividend of FY 2020-21 the share ofGovt. of India was Rs 1426.47 crores.
Further Board of directors of the company have recommended a finaldividend of Rs 3.00 per equity share for the financial year 2021-22 on 25th May 2022which is subject to the approval of shareholders in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) ofthe company to be held for the financial year 2021-22.
2.3 Supplementary Audit of Financial Statements by Comptroller andAuditor General of India (C&AG).
The comments of C&AG on supplementary audit under section 143(6)(b)[and also read with Sec 129(4)] of the Companies Act 2013 of Standalone and ConsolidatedFinancial Statements for the Financial Year 2021-22 are enclosed as (Annexure 3 andAnnexure 4) along with Management explanation.
2.4 Management Explanation on Statutory Auditor's Report
The statutory auditors of the company have given an unqualified report[Annexure 3(A) and Annexure 4(A)] on the Standalone Financial Statements andConsolidated Financial Statements respectively of the company for the financial year2021-22. However they have drawn attention to certain matters under "Emphasis ofMatters".
In the audit report on Standalone Financial Statement under emphasisof matter paragraph in point (d) regarding non-current investments in two wholly ownedsubsidiaries of CIL the matter has been adequately explained in footnote 1 of note no.7.
Except point (d) in the audit report on Standalone Financial Statementall other points correspond with points (1) (2) (3) (16) (5) (28) and (6) of theaudit report on consolidated Financial Statements which are explained as under:
1. Regarding not providing impairment of assets of Tikak Tipong andTirap colliery at NEC due to temporary suspension of mining operations the matter hasadequately been explained in note no. 38(7)(o) and 38(8)(o) of additional notes toStandalone and Consolidation Financial statements respectively.
2. Management foresee the progress of Tirap OCP and Tikak WestExtension mines in coming period and therefore impairment of the exploration andevaluation assets related to these mines have not been made.
3. In respsect of Capital Advance deposited to the Forest Department ofthe Government of Assam against forest lands related to Lekhapani OCP no provision hasbeen made as the management is under process of filing application for refund/adjustmentof said deposit.
4. With regards to accumulation of GST ITC due to inverted dutystructure; It is explained that CIL has already taken up the matter with higherauthorities/MoC it has been decided to carry forward such ITC.
5. Holding company could not comply with section 149 177 178 188 ofthe companies Act 2013 and regulation 17 18 19 20 24 33 read with SEBI (LODR)Regulations 2015 for constitution of Board and various committees due to non-availabilityof Independent and Women Directors since the power to appoint Directors vests with theAdministrative Ministry i.e. Ministry of Coal Govt. of India.
6. The matter of Point no. 6 9 10 11 14 15 17 21 25 and 26 ofaudit reports are declaration by auditor.
7. In case of CCL regarding pending fixation of price mechanism ofwashed medium coking coal supplied to M/s. SAIL & M/s. RINL the matter has beenadequately explained under Note - 38 (8) (j)(vi).
8. In respect of contingent liability related to environment clearanceof CCL the matter has been adequately explained in Note 38(1) (a) (1) of the ConsolidatedFinancial Statements of the Company.
12. In case of CCL related to compensation of Government land thematter has been adequately explained under note 38 (8) (j) (vii) of the ConsolidatedFinancial Statements.
13. In case of BCCL management is under process of evaluating theProgressive Mine closure expenses incurred for FY 2021-22 and FY 2020-21. 16. Certainmodifications/rephrasing in existing Significant Accounting Policies made during the yearin case of intangible assets employee benefits estimates and assumptions has beenexplained in Note 38 (3) (b) of the Consolidated Financial Statements.
18. In case of SECL IRCON balance of Chattisgarh East Railway Limited(CERL) reconciliation of transactions is being carried out in phased manner and Managementof CERL has assured that reconciliation process will be completed expeditiously.
19. Under SECL additional investment in CERL is still under processand therefore at reporting date the same is different from predefined rate of MoU &AoA however after completion of additional investment process the equity participationratio will reach at the predefined ratio. 20. In case of CERL under SECL in view ofextension of commercial operation date management of CERL is under process of revisingthe original budgeted cost for the said project.
22. Under SECL CERL could not comply with requirement of womendirector in Board under section 149 of the Companies Act 2013 since appointment of Boardmembers are made by administrative ministry of Government of India.
23. In respect of Chhattisgarh East - West Railway Limited (CEWRL)under SECL execution of loan agreement for interest amount payable to promoter/ lendercompanies is under process.
24. In case of BCCL CCL NCL and WCL regarding non-confirmation ofcertain balances on reporting date it is explained that periodical confirmation andreconciliations are done considering the volumes of transactions and parties.
27. In case of MCL provision for doubtful debts to the tune of Rs62.73 Crore has been withdrawn since the matter is sub-judice before AMRCD.
28. 29. & 30. related to implementation of new ERP Software (SAP)during the year is mentioned in footnote under Note 4 of the financial statements. Dueprocess has been followed in migration of data from Coalnet to SAP. It is now understabilisation stage. Once it is stabilised the entire process would be audited by anoutside agency.
3. Coal Marketing 3.1 Sale of Coal
The raw coal offtake during 2021-22 stood at its highest ever level of661.89 Mill Tes [including 0.764 Mill Tes of coal purchased from Odisha Coal and PowerLimited (OCPL) and resold by MCL in terms of the provisions for sale of excess coal byOCPL to CIL as per the Coal Mine Development and Production Agreement entered betweenGovernment of India and OCPL and 0.142 MT of coal which was sold from Talabira minesthrough e-auction as per guidelines of Ministry of Coal] in comparison to 574.48 Mill Tduring 2020-21.The offtake in 2021-22 recorded a growth of 15.2% over 2020-21 breaking allthe previous records of offtake and wagon loading performance.
Company-wise target vis-?-vis actual off-take for 2021-22 and 2020-21are shown in Annexure 5 Some of the constraints hampered despatch in 2021-22 which canbe listed as under: o Less supply of rakes by railways especially in MCL and NCLthroughout the year. o Unloading constraints at Paradip port resulting in less supplythrough RSR route to Southern India based plants. o Production constraints at Rajmahal dueto land acquisition issue resulting in very low supply through MGR to NTPC Plants (Farakkaand Kahalgaon ) o Law and order issues at various coalfields. o Extended and unseasonalrainfall hampered the transportation and dispatch. o Less availability of sized coalespecially at SECL and WCL hampered loading.
Despatch of coal and coal products during 2021-22 was at 662.566 MT.540.571 Mill Tes of CIL coal was despatched to the major consumers of CIL coal i.e. thepower sector consumers. Sector-wise break-up of despatch of coal & coal products for2021-22 against the target and last year's actual is given in Annexure 6 Auction ofcoal through Spot e-Auction Special Spot e- auction scheme for Import SubstitutionSpecial Spot e-Auction Special Forward e-Auction for Power and Exclusive e-Auction forNon-Power schemes had continued during 2021-22. During the year CIL successfullyallocated 108 Mt under different windows of e-auction at an average premium of 88% overthe notified price. During the year CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) approvedthe single window mode agnostic e-auction by clubbing the existing five windows ofe-auction. The decision of CCEA was communicated by MOC vide circular no.CPD-23011/18/2021-CPD dated 21.03.2022. In pursuance to the decision the process forfinalization of the methodology of single window mode agnostic e-auction has beeninitiated by CIL.
3.2 Long term demand creation
Additional long term demands are created through linkages allottedthrough the following schemes formulated by the government: A. Scheme for Harnessing andAllocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India (SHAKTI) for Power Sector notified by thegovernment on 22.5.2017.
B. Auction of coal linkages to Non-Regulated Sector (NRS) notified bythe government on 15.2.2016.
SHAKTI Policy contains provisions for coal supply for variouscategories of power plants fulfilling different criteria.
Until 2021-22 MoC has recommended for signing of FSA with 9 ThermalPower Plants (TPPs) under the provisions of Para A(i) of SHAKTI for an Annual ContractedQuantity of 32.255 MT and FSAs have been signed with 8 TPPs for the ACQ of 31.155 MT.Also on the recommendation of SLC (LT) FSAs have been signed under the provisions ofPara B(i) of SHAKTI with 8 Central/State Gencos for an ACQ of 29.093 MT as on 31.3.2022.
Till FY 22 four rounds of auction have been conducted under Para B(ii) of SHAKTI wherein linkages of 36.19 MTPA has been booked by the power plants out ofwhich FSAs for 31.87 MTPA had been executed. The levellised discounts in tariff offered bythe power plants in four rounds of the auctions was in the range of 1p/kWh to 12 p/kWh.
Under Para B (iii) of SHAKTI linkage of 6.48 MTPA had been booked bythe power plants out of which FSAs for 4.84 MTPA had been executed until 2021-22. Furtherthe process for conducting second round of Shakti B (iii) auction has been initiatedduring the last quarter of FY 22. Further auctions under para B (viii-a) covering para B(iii) of SHAKTI policy were also conducted during 2021-22 for the four quarters of thefinancial year wherein a total of 4.54 MT quantity was booked by the power plants out ofwhich FSAs for 4.39 MT was executed by the power plants.
B. Auction of coal linkages to Non-Regulated Sector
Fresh linkages to consumers in Non-Regulated Sector (NRS) are grantedthrough auction of linkages conducted in terms of the policy formulated by the governmenton 15.2.2016. The coal against the linkages secured in the linkage auctions are suppliedunder the FSAs to be executed for a period of 5 years the tenure of which can be extendedfurther for 5 years upon mutual consent. In case of Steel Sector a directive has beenreceived from MOC for providing linkage for 15 years with provision for mutual extensionfor another 15 years.
During this fiscal CIL conducted linkage auction for the subsectorsCement. CPP and Other (non-coking). The subsector wise performance is as below:
1. Cement subsector - a quantity of 2.95 MTPA has been booked at anaverage premium of 25%.
2. CPP subsector - a quantity of 38.33 MTPA has been booked at anaverage premium of 8.7%.
3. Others (non-coking) subsector - a quantity 2.89 MTPA has been bookedat an average premium of 54.71%.
Cumulatively for linkage auction conducted till FY 22 130.19 MTPAhave been booked by the NRS consumers at an average premium of 17.85% over the NotifiedPrice.
3.3 Long term demand committed through FSAs:
Considering the FSAs executed earlier with the power plants under theprovisions of NCDP and the FSAs executed under various provisions of SHAKTI the operativelinkage for 598.61 MTPA exists with the Power Sector as on 31.3.2022 which is bound bylong term supply commitments through FSAs.
The total commitments with Non-Power consumers including ACQ againstthe operative FSAs executed under the earlier linkage regime under NCDP linkages securedunder the linkage auction policy for Non-Regulated Sector notified by the government on15.2.2016 and the FSAs executed with State Nominated Agencies stands at around 59 MT ason 31.3.2022.
To cope up with any scenario of deficit in availability of coalprovision exists in the FSAs to peg the supplies at various levels of commitment.
3.4 Consumer satisfaction 3.4.1 Quality Management
For enhanced customer satisfaction special emphasis has been given toQuality Management of coal from mine to dispatch point. Now all the consumers of CIL havethe option for quality assessment of the supplies through independent third-party samplingagencies. In order to ensure supply of good quality/sized coal two reputed global qualityassurance service providers namely COTECNA Inspection India Private Limited and SGS IndiaPrivate Limited have been engaged in addition to the existing third-part agencies (CIMFR& QCI) for undertaking the job of sampling and analysis of coal samples at loading endin CIL subsidiaries. Further on behalf of MoP PFC empaneled M/S Mitra SK Pvt Ltd throughbidding process for collection preparation and analysis of coal samples at loading endfor power sector.
Out of 58 coal testing laboratories across the subsidiary companies ofCIL 56 laboratories are now NABL accredited and accreditation process is underway inrespect of another 02 laboratories.
As a result of conscious and continuous measures taken towards qualitymaintenance the gap between the weighted average of declared and analyzed GCV of coalbased on results received till 31.03.2022 for FY 2021-22 is only 52 Kcal/kg which is wellwithin one GCV band.
3.4.2 Linkage Rationalization:
Linkage rationalization initiatives to reduce the cost oftransportation of coal and cost of generation of power were continued during the year2021-22 also. Under the ambit of the linkage rationalization policy notified by thegovernment on 15.5.2018 sources of linkage for a quantity of 7.80 MTPA for the IPPs wasrationalized in 2021-22 yielding a potential savings in transportation cost by about Rs457 crs. Rationalization in respect of IPPs is in the process. In addition to that CIL asper the request from the State Genc and subsequent directives received from MoC CIL hasrationalized 7.644 MTPA for the State Gencos in 2021-22 with a potential savings intransportation cost by about Rs 624 Crs.
3 .5 Coal Beneficiation:
CIL is presently operating 13 Coal Washeries with a total operablewashing capacity of 24.94 MTY. Out of these 11 are coking coal washeries and balance 2are non-coking with operable capacities of 13.94 MTY and 11 MTY respectively. The totalwashed coal production including middlings from these existing washeries during 2021- 22was about 9.693 MT out of which washed coking coal was 1.609 MT a growth of more than35% from 2020-21.
In March 2022 Madhuband Washery (5 MTY) was inaugurated by the Hon'bleMinister of Coal and is expected to be under commercial operation from July 2022. Toenhance the beneficiation capacity of coking coal CIL is further setting up 3 newWasheries in BCCL having total throughput capacity of 7 MTY. Out of these 2 are underconstruction (4.5 MTY) and 1 (2.5 MTY) under tender finalization. 6 coking coal washeriesare also being set up in CCL with a total capacity of 18 MTY 2 in 1st Phase and 4in 2nd Phase.
In addition to the above CIL is also setting up a non-coking coalwashery at Ib Valley Lakhanpur in MCL which is under an advanced state of constructionand expected to be commissioned in Financial Year 2022-23.
3.6 Stock of Coal
The stock of coal (net of provisions) at the close of the year 2021-22was Rs 5412.88 Crores (previous year Rs 7619.11 crores) which was equivalent to 0.65months value of net sales (previous year 1.11 months). The company-wise position of stockheld on 31st March 2022 & on 31st March 2021 are given in Annexure 7 3.7 TradeReceivables
Trade Receivables i.e. net coal sales dues outstanding as on 31st Mar'2022 after providing Rs 2424.53 crores (previous year Rs 2542.73 crores) for bad anddoubtful debts was Rs 11367.68 crores (previous year Rs 19623.12 crores) which isequivalent to 0.89 months Gross Sales of CIL as a whole (previous year 1.86 months).Subsidiary-wise break-up of Trade Receivables outstanding as on 31st March 2022 as against31st March 2021 are shown in Annexure 8 3.8. Payment of Royalty GST GST Compensationcess Cess DMF and NMET & Others
During the year 2021-22 CIL and its Subsidiaries paid Rs 49678.36crores (previous year Rs 41987.79 crores) towards Royalty GST GST Compensation cessCess DMF and NMET and other levies as detailed as per details given in Annexure 9
4. Coal Production & Future Outlook
Raw coal production and production from underground and opencast mines.
Production of raw coal was 622.63 Mill Te during 2021-22 against 596.22 Million Tonne during 2020-21. Production from Opencast mines during 2021-22 was 95.88%of total raw coal production.
Subsidiary-wise production production from underground and opencastmines and coking and non-coking production are given in Annexure 10 Washed Coal(Coking) Production Subsidiary-wise production of Washed Coal (Coking) is givenin Annexure 10A
Overburden Removal Company-wise overburden removal isdisclosed in Annexure 10B Future Outlook
Based on the demand projection in 'Vision 2024' for coal sector in thecountry and subsequent demand projection on CIL a roadmap has been prepared to projectproduction plan in medium term wherein CIL has envisaged 1 Billion Tonne (BT) coalproduction by the year 2024-25 and beyond to meet the coal demand of the country. CIL hasalready identified all resources required including major projects that will contributeto its 1 BT production plan and its related issues/enablers like requirement of EC/FCland evacuation constraints etc. CIL is committed to achieve 1 BT production plan withthe active support of MoC and all other stake holders.
CIL shall adhere to 1 BT coal production plan but the demand scenarioshall decide the production/supply in future.
The proposed capital expenditure for the year 2022-23 has been set atRs16500 Crores. Further as per the investment plan CIL has planned to invest substantialamount in diversification projects viz. Solar Power Thermal Power Plant Revival ofFertilizer Plants Surface Coal Gasification (SCG) CBM etc. during 2022-23.
5. Population of Equipment
The Population of Major Opencast Equipment (Heavy Earth MovingMachinery) as on 1st April' 22 and as on 1st April' 21 along with their Performance interms of Availability and Utilization expressed as percentage of CIL norm is mentioned in Annexure11 About 400 old and out lived major HEMM have been surveyed off and 42 shovel 428Dumpers 63 Dozers 25 Drills and 9 surface Mi were commissioned during 2021-22.
In the Financial year 2022-23 CIL is planning to procure High CapacityEquipment of more than Rs 2277 Crores for enhanced coal production target in the comingyears.
6. Capacity Utilization
During 2021-22 total volume of coal and overburden handled by CIL wasabout 1733 M. Cum. The overall system capacity utilisation of CIL thus worked out to beabout 77.10 %.
Overall capacity utilisation of CIL was affected due to various issuesmainly the continued effect (2nd wave) of outbreak of pandemic since 2020 and thoserelated to delay in physical possession of land R&R and related law & orderissues encroachment diversion of forest land & heavy rain. The continued effect ofoutbreak of COVID-19 pandemic (2nd wave) and imposition of subsequent restrictions onvulnerable econom c areas resulted in subdued demand of coal by power and non-powersector during the 1st half of FY22 which adversely affected coal production & offtakeof CIL in the 1st half of FY22 though recovered in the subsequent quarters with increasedeconomic and industrial activities that resulted in enhanced coal demand.
7 Project Formulation 7.1 Project Implementation: a) Projects Completedduring the year 2021-22:
5 coal projects with a sanctioned capacity of 12.60 MTY and sanctionedcapital of Rs 1769.41 Crores were completed with a total completion capital of Rs 1727.66Crs. during the year 2021-22. Details are given in Annexure 13 b) Project startedProduction during the year 2021-22:
NIL c) Status of Ongoing Projects (Costing Rs 20 Crores &above):
117 coal projects with a sanctioned capacity of 918.86 MTY and asanctioned capital of Rs 132633.96 Crores are in different stages of implementation out ofwhich 75 Projects are on schedule and 42 Projects are delayed. The major reasons for delayin implementation of these projects are delay in FC possession of land and issues relatedto R&R.
7.2 Projects Sanctioned (Costing Rs 20 Crores & above): a)PR/UCE/RPR/RCE sanctioned by CIL Board & Subsidiary Board during 2021-22:
16 Mining Projects with a sanctioned capacity of 99.84 MTY andsanctioned capital of Rs18309.19 Crores were approved by CIL and Subsidiary Boards during2021-22. Details are given in Annexure 13 b) Non-Mining Projects sanctioned by CIL& Subsidiary Board during 2021-22:
3 non-mining projects with a Sanctioned capital of Rs 5551.09 Croreswere approved during 2021-22. Details are given in Annexure 13 7.3 Key Strategies:Strategies for Coal Evacuation:
Company had adopted following strategies for development of coalevacuation infrastructures:
First Mile Connectivity (FMC) Projects:
Under CIL's flagship 'First Mile Connectivity Projects' 44 Projectshave been identified for implementation in two phases which will upgrade the mechanizedcoal transportation and loading system. FMC Projects will help increase mechanizedevacuation from 151 MTPA currently to 622.5 MTPA.
In the first phase out of the planned 35 FMC Projects of 414.5 MTPAcapacity awarded at a capital investment of Rs 10750 Cr. 6 FMC Projects of 82 MTPAcapacity viz. Kusmunda PH-I (10MTPA) Lingaraj (16 MTPA) Krishnashila (4 MTPA) Block-BRail Connectivity Kusmunda PH-II (40 MTPA) and Sonepur Bazari (12 MTPA) have beencommissioned till 31st Mar' 2022.
Out of the balance 29 projects 28 projects of 312.5 MTPA are undervarious stages of construction LoA/WC has been terminated i n 1 project of 20 MTPA due toFC issues.
In the second phase out of the 9 FMC Projects of 57 MTPA with anestimated investment of about Rs 2500 Cr. LoA/WO have been issued for 3 FMC Projects of14 MTPA capacity in FY 2021-22 viz. Kumardih- B CHP of 1 MTPA Hura C CHP-SILO of 3 MTPAand Mungoli- Nirgud CHP-SILO of 10 MTPA capacities. The rest are under different stages offormulation and approvals.
Target completion of all the projects is FY24 for Phase-I and FY-25 forPhase- II.
Status of Rail Projects :
CIL had identified 07 Railway Projects for evacuation of coal out ofwhich 03 were funded by CIL on deposit basis and 04 were funded through JVs/SPVs by CIL.The status of these projects were as under :
Funded by CIL on Deposit Basis:
1) Tori-Shivpur New BG Double Rail line (43.70 KM) has beencommissioned thus enabling coal evacuation from the Greenfield areas of North KaranpuraCoalfield in CCL.
Tripling of this rail line is under construction at an additionalcapital of Rs 894 Crs. which shall increase its capacity from ~ 65 MTPA to ~ 100 MTPA.Tripling works likely to be operationalized by Mar'23.
2) Jharsuguda -Barpali- Sardega New BG single line (52.41 KM) has beencommissioned thus enabling coal evacuation from the Greenfield areas of BasundharaCoalfield of MCL.
Doubling of this Rail line from Jharsuguda to Sardega along with coalloading bulb at Barpali and double line Fly-over at Jharsuguda along with Augmentationworks of Jharsuguda Railway Station are under execution at an estimated capital of Rs 3200Cr. thereby enhancing its capacity from - 34 MTPA to ~~65 MTPA.
3) Rail Connectivity of Lingaraj SILO with Deulbeda siding at TalcherCoalfields of MCL has been commissioned in Jul'21 which has resulted in anincremental evacuation capacity by ~ 5 MTPA.
Funded through JVs/ SPVs by CIL:
1) Jharkhand Coal Rail Ltd (JCRL) in the State of Jharkhand under CCLcommand area.
Shivpur-Kathautia Railway Line 49 Km in North Karanpura Coalfield ofJharkhand - Financial Closure and Land acquisition are in progress. This rail line shallfacilitate in evacuating ~ 25 MTPA coal from the Greenfield area of N K Coalfield.
2) Chhattisgarh East Rail Ltd (CERL) - Developing the East RailCorridor in the state of Chhattisgarh under SECL command area.
The Main corridor from Kharsia to Dharamjaigarh (0-74 KM) wascommissioned in June 21. The first block section of the spur line from Gharghoda toBhalumuda (0-14 Km) is also completed and safety certificate issued by SECR. Loading ofCoal is regular from Korichhapar Gharghoda and Dharamjaigarh Freight Terminals.
Financial Closure and Land acquisition is in progress.
Commissioning of CERL Rail Project shall enhance coal evacuationcapacity by ~ 30 MTPA from the Mand-Raigad coalfield.
3) Chhattisgarh East West Rail Ltd (CEWRL) - Developing the East WestRail Corridor in the state of Chhattisgarh under SECL command area. This new rail lineshall connect Gevra Rd. to Pendra Rd. 135 Km and shall facilitate upcountry movement ofcoal from Korba Coalfield. Financial Closure was achieved in Sep'20. Constructionworks are underway and is anticipated to be completed by Mar24. This shall enhancecoal evacuation capacity by ~ 62 MTPA from the Korba coalfield.
4) Mahanadi Coal Railway Limited (MCRL) is developing the Angul-Balramrail link of ~14.5 Km in Talcher coalfield under MCL command area in the State of Odishaat an estimated cost of Rs 145 Cr. Work is in progress in the entire track length and isanticipated to be commissioned by Jul'22. This shall enhance coal evacuation capacityby ~ 15 MTPA from Talcher coalfield. Commissioning of these new BG railway lines alongwiththe already commissioned lines will increase the evacuation capacity to about 330 MTPA tothe railwa network by CIL.
7.4 Achievement in Acquisition and Possession of land:
In all the subsidiaries of Coal India the major portion of land ispossessed which were acquired under Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition & Development)Act 1957. During 2021-22 notification U/S-9 (1) has been issued for 1727.07 Ha andnotification U/S-11 (1) has been issued for 1364.11 Ha of land.
During 2021-22 3731.05 Ha of land had been taken physical possessionin different Subsidiaries of Coal India.
7.5 System Improvement in Project Monitoring:
CIL is currently executing a variety of projects ranging acrossmining washery evacuation projects Rail projects etc. To ensure smooth implementationof such projects CIL is continuously monitoring the ongoing progress through severalsophisticated project management mechanisms.
To capture the latest status of progress across all workstreams CILhas developed a Mine Data base Management System portal. This is an online portal whereall the information related to Statutory Clearances (EC and FC) Land R&RInfrastructure etc are maintained and updated on a periodic basis. The status containsthe original plan key actions taken and hindrances for implementation. This crisp summaryfor each workstream in each project enables faster decision making for the seniormanagement and the projects are being implemented in an expeditious manner. Apart from theabove mentioned online portal PS (Project System) module of ERP implemented in CIL forproject monitori . These detailed schedules are updated on a regular basis. This schedulemonitoring process helps to identify the bottlenecks analyse the interdependencies anddetermining the critical action items which will expedite the project implementation. Suchproject schedules are updated in the common server and is accessible to all relevantproject management personnel within CIL and can be updated frequently.
The actionable insights from these detailed project schedules aremapped on Power BI Dashboards to enable expeditious decision making by the seniormanagement.
7.6 One Billion Coal Production Programme :
Based on the assessment of demand projection in the country andconsequent share of CIL CIL has prepared a road map for 1 BT coal production by the year2024-25 and beyond. The 1BT coal production plan was conceived on Best-Effort-Basis by thesubsidiaries maximizing their production projections indicating the associated enablingconditions e.g. green clearances land & R&R and other required developmentactivities like development of evacuation infrastructure.
However 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic had triggered a trend of subdueddemand across all segments of the economy during the 1st half of FY22 due to which thedemand for coal had taken a beating initially during FY22. Deployment of resources byContractors especially in various infrastructure projects was affected resulting in slowprogress though it had recovered to a large extent in the subsequent quarters withimproving situation arising out of ease of restrictions resulting into greaterparticipation of all the stakeholders related to mining activities. In view of the abovescenario the pace of implementation of 1 BT programme shall definitely be governed bycoal demand scenario though CIL is all set for implementing the proposed programme onBest-Effort basis for achieving the targets.
8. Conservation of Energy
Conservation of energy always remains a priority area andCIL/Subsidiaries have extensively exercised various measures towards reduction in specificenergy consumption.
8.1 Energy Consumption scenario
Coal Production has increased by 4.4% in 2021-22 compared to 2020-21and there is increase in OB removal by 21.36 MM3. Electricity consumption in CIL as awhole in 2021-22 was 4571.4 million units compared to 4689.67 million units in 2020-21showing a decline of 2.52%. Total amount paid towards energy Bill in 2021-22 was Rs3557.12 crores against Rs 3518.77 Crores in 2020-21 an increase of 1.1%.
In terms of total coal production specific energy Consumption for CILas a whole during 2021-22 was 7.34 kWh/T as against 7.86 kWh/T during 2020-21 with anoverall decrease of 6.61%.
In terms of composite production (in m3) Specific Energy Consumptionduring 2021-22 for CIL as a whole was 2.57 kWh/m3 vis-?-vis 2.72 kWh/m3 during 2020-21with an overall decrease of 5.51%.
8.2 Electrical Energy Audits conducted in 2021-22
7 electrical energy audits were conducted by CMPDIL for differentsubsidiaries of CIL in 2021-22 (CCL-4 nos. NCL-2 nos. BCCL-1 no.). Energy Audit has beendone for 04 mines in CCL during 2021-22 namely Ashoka OCP KDH OCP Bokaro OCP &Govindpur UG. In NCL energy audit was undertaken in Jayant OCP & Kakri OCP. In BCCL itwas taken up in KOCP. In addition MCL has done energy audit at Lakhanpur OCP. Estimatedsaving from energy conservation measures in the above mines shall be around 132.72 lakhkWh per year with an estimated reduction of Rs 977 lakhs per year in power bill.
During 2021-22 subsidiaries of CIL have placed order for LED lightBLDC fans Autotimers and 5 star ralad Air-conditioners to M/s. EESL and they are in theprocess of supplying the same. M/s EESL had conducted Investment Grade Energy Audit ofmotors alongwith pumpsets and submitted its recommendation which is being implemented.
8.3 Energy Conservation measures
Some of the salient measures taken by CIL/Subsidiaries for energyconservation are as under: -
A. Energy Efficiency Measures in 2021-22:-a) Use of LED lights High wattage luminaries /conventional light fittings have been replaced with lowpower consuming LEDs of appropriate wattage in majority of the places for quarry lightingUG mine lighting street lighting office and other work pla townships etc. therebyresulting in huge saving in electricity consumption. 110315 LED lights (ECL-6517MCL-8272 WCL-14428 NCL-48481 BCCL-2700 SECL-15961 CCL-8956 & CIL HQ- 5000 nos.)of different wattage rating have been installed during 2021-22. b) Energy Efficient ACs 953 energy efficient ACs have been replaced / installed in different subsidiariesof CIL. c) Super Fans 11922 high energy efficient super fans have beeninstalled in different subsidiaries of CIL. d) E-Vehicles 5 e-vehicles havebeen deployed on wet lease basis in CIL HQ e) Energy Efficient Water Heaters 211 energy efficient water heaters have been installed at different places in CILsubsidiaries f) Energy Efficient Motors 36 existing old motors have beenreplaced with energy efficient motors in different subsidiaries of CIL. g) Auto Timersin Street Lights 1062 auto timers have been installed at different places inCIL subsidiaries.
B. Improvement in Power Factor Almost all the areas of thesubsidiary companies have maintained Power Factors as high as 95% or more during 2021-22by installing capacitor banks of appropriate kVAR rating. During 2021-22 23125 kVAR ofcapacitor banks have bee procured and installed at subsidiaries. There are remarkableimprovement in power factor in some of the subsidiaries viz. ECL- Rs 14.34 crores NCL- Rs4.80 crores & SECL- Rs 3.57 crores. In other subsidiaries the power factorimprovement rebate is adjusted in overall energy billing.
C. Installation of Ground & Roof Mounted Solar Power Plant indifferent command areas of CIL:
Additional roof top solar capacity added during 2021-22 - 4.279 MWp
Work has been awarded for installation of 240 MW capacities of groundmounted solar plants (at 4 places). Installation work is in progress.
8.4 Solar Energy generation:
CIL & Subsidiary Companies are pursuing use of renewable energysources. Subsidiary wise Solar energy generation in 2021-22 is as under:
|Subsidiary ||Total Installed Solar Capacity (KWp) upto Mar 22 ||Energy generated (in kWh) in 2021-22 |
|ECL ||1046 ||406056.50 |
|BCCL ||681 ||342788.80 |
|CCL ||1247.5 ||746234.00 |
|WCL ||1997 ||905427.86 |
|MCL ||3150 ||858114.00 |
|CIL HQ ||160.8 ||95900.00 |
|CMPDIL ||840 ||645678.00 |
|Total ||9542.3 ||4000199.16 |
The total solar energy generated during 2021-22 was 40 lakh units.
8.5 Anticipated benefit of Carbon Neutrality due to solar projects& Energy Efficiency Measures :
During 2021-22 due to implementation of energy efficiency measuresaround 31.24 million units of electrical energy has been saved which shall result intoreduction of 27410 Tonnes of CO2 per annum (approx.).
Similarly during 2021-22 due to energy audit conducted in 8 mines ofCIL 13.273 million units of electrical energy was saved which shall result into reductionof CO2 of 10884 Tonnes/Year.
The solar energy generation has resulted into reduction of CO2 emissionby 3280 Tonnes/Year.
9. Capital Expenditure :
Overall Capital Expenditure during 2021-22 was Rs 15400.96 crores asagainst Rs 13283.83 Crores in the previous year. Capital Expenditure incurred during2021-22 was 104.88% of BE (102.18% in 2020-21). Subsidiary-wise details are given in Annexure12.
10. A. Diversification into Chemicals & Fertilizers Sector:
1. Setting up of Natural Gas based Fertilizer plant of HURL atGorakhpur Sindri and Barauni
Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL) is one of ourJoint Venture companies with promoter shareholding as follows: CIL - 29.67% NTPC -29.67% IOCL - 29.67% & FCIL/HFCL (combined) - 10.99%. HURL has made monumentalstrides to set up three natural-gas based 1.27 MTPA urea plants one each at Gorakhpur(U.P.) Sindri (Jharkhand) and Barauni (Bihar). These coveted projects of nationalimportance are being implemented on Lump-Sum Turn Key (LSTK) basis at an estimatedaggregate cost of around
Rs 25000 crores. Gorakhpur unit has been commissioned and inauguratedby Hon'ble Prime Minister on 07th December 2021. The Sindri and Barauni units are alsonear completion and scheduled to be commissioned shortly. The commercial production ofurea from all three plants will commence in FY 2022-23.
2. Setting up of Coal based Fertilizer Plant of TFL at Talcher:
Talcher Fertilizers Limited (TFL) is another Joint Venturecompany with promoter shareholding as follows: CIL - 31.85% RCF -31.85% GAIL - 31.85%and FCIL - 4.45%. The JV was constituted to set up a Surface Coal Gasification (SCG) basedintegrated 1.27 MTPA urea complex at Talcher using coal from nearby Talcher coalfields.This is a landmark project which will lay the foundatio of coal gasification in thecountry. In this project high ash coal blended with pet-coke upto 25% shall be gasifiedto produce synga which shall be converted into neem coated urea. The project is beingimplemented on partial Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) basis at an estimated cost of Rs 13277crores which will be financed by a debt-equity structure of 72:28. TFL has successfullyachieved the Financial Closure by obtaining Final Sanctions of the target debt amount withSBI as Lead Banker. As of March 2022 the overall progress of the project stands at around22%. The plant is expected to come into operation in FY 2024-25.
3. Surface Coal Gasification (SCG) Projects of Subsidiaries:
Pre-feasibility studies were completed to set up an integratedCoal-to-Chemical (C2C) plants proposed to be located near the mi head. Three plantsutilizing low ash coal will be set up at subsidiaries namely ECL SECL and WCL to produceMethanol Ammonia and Ammonium Nitrate respectively. The initiatives are under variousstages of implementation. Additionally a pre-feasibility study with M/s BHEL has alsobeen initiated to explore setting up of a C2C plant based on indigenously developedtechnology utilizin high ash coal to produce Ammonium Nitrate.
B. Diversification into New Business Verticals:
1. Aluminium smelting:
CIL Board has approved submission of application to acquire prospectinglicence and mining leasehold of Bauxite mine(s) in Odisha through Allocation route ofMM(D&R) Act 1957. Through M/s Deloitte a pre-feasibility report was prepared for theIntegrated Greenfield Aluminum Project to be undertaken by CIL through MCL. Under singlewindow clearance system CIL has received 'in-principle' approval from High LevelClearance Authority (HLCA) for setting up of 1 MTPA refinery 0.5 MTPA Aluminum Smelterand 1400 MW CPP. Currently on site due diligence for identification of potential sitesfor smelter/CPP and Alumina Refinery-Bauxite Mine is in progress. Work order has beenissued by IPICOL on behalf of CIL for land and water assessment for the IntegratedGreenfield Aluminum Project at Orissa.
2 . Thermal Power Generation:
This is another strategic vertical where CIL is planning fordiversification. Through South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) CIL envisages to partnerwith MPPGCL to form a separate JV for setting up of proposed 1x660 MW expansion project atAmarkantak Thermal Power Station (ATPS). Coal to the said plant will be supplied from SECLby means of a fresh linkage (to be applied by JVC). 'In-principle' approval from MoCDIPAM & NITI Aayog have been obtained. As the next step MoU between SECL and MPPGCLwill be executed.
11. Master Plan for dealing with fire subsidence and rehabilitation
The Master Plan for dealing with fire subsidence and rehabilitation inthe leasehold of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) and Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL)was approved on 12th August 2009 by Govt. of India with an estimated investment of Rs7112.11 Crore for Jharia Coalfields and Rs 2661.73 Crore for Raniganj Coalfields.Implementation period of Master Plan have been delineated as 10 years for ECL & 12years for BCCL. A High Powered Central Committee (HPCC) was constituted under theChairmanship of Secretary (Coal) MoC to review the activities of implementation of MasterPlan. Jharia Rehabilitation and Development Authority (JRDA) and Asansol Durg urDevelopment Authority (ADDA) are the implementing agency for rehabilitation of non-BCCL& non-ECL people under Master Plan.
A. Summarized Status of Implementations of Raniganj Master Plan (in theleasehold of ECL):
There are 03 unstable locations under ECL which were already vacated& families were shifted. As per the demographic survey report provided by ADDA around29000 non-ECL families are required to be rehabilitated from unstable locations.Construction of 12976 houses out of approved 29000 houses have taken up by ADDA forshifting of non-ECL families. At present construction of 6464 h have been completed and6512 houses are in different stages of construction.
B. Summarized Status of Implementations of Jharia Master Plan (In theleasehold of BCCL):
BCCL has taken up construction of 15852 houses for shifting of BCCLfamilies. Till date 7714 houses have already been constructed and 4185 families havebeen shifted. Due to superannuation of BCCL employees shifting of 7852 BCCL families arerequired at present. As per decision of BCCL Board 8000 houses are to be handed over toJRDA for non BCCL families and same has been conveyed to JRDA Construction of 18352houses for non-BCCL families have been taken up by JRDA out of 54159 houses as per theapproved Master Plan. Till date construction of 6352 houses have been completed and2676 families were shifted. Balance 12000 houses are under different stages ofconstruction.
Regarding status of fire dealing 34 sites have been identified asfire-affected zone as per survey report by National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) in 2018.Further as per NRSC interim study report (October 2020) fire have been identified in 27sites only. At present 15 fire sites are economically viable as assessed by CMPDILwherein work have been awarded and implementation started.
The balance 12 fire sites are found to be economically unviable asassessed by CMPDIL. In recent study by NRSC (August 2021) 10 fire sites have showndecreasing trend/marginal indication of fire. To deal with this surface blanketing isbeing done by BCCL. Fire dealing at remaining 2 economically unviable sites are beingplanned under viability gap funding.
C. Revision of Approved Master Plan
The time frame for implementation of the Raniganj Master Plan andJharia Master Plan have already been expired on Dt. 11.08.2019 & Dt. 11.08.2021respectively. As per the directive of the 19th HPCC meeting dated 19.05.2019 a draftcomprehensive proposal incorporating alternative rehabilitation package time and costoverrun have been prepared by ECL in consultation with CMPDI RI-1 & ADDA and BCCL inconsultation with CMPDI RI-II & JRDA.
As per the directive of the 21st HPCC meeting revision of the both theproposals are under finalization at Govt. Of Jharkhand (Mines & Geology) and ADDA /Govt. of W.B. respectively.
Under the guidance of PMO a committee under chairmanship of Secretary(Coal) has been constituted on Dt. 25.08.2021 to review the Jharia Master Plan.
12 Environmental Management 12.1 Management System Standards:
CIL HQ obtained re-certification of ISO 9001:2015 ISO 14001:2015 andISO 50001:2018 for Quality Management Environment Management and Energy Management Systemrespectively from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in 2019-20. As on 31st March 2022 ECLNCL and WCL (83 units) are certified for Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2015 ISO14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018). CMPDI HQ and its seven RIs are certified for ISO9001:2015. Moreover CMPDIL HQ Ranchi has been certified in ISO 37001:2016 (Anti-BriberyManagement System).
12.2 Pollution Control Measures and their Efficacy:
CIL is committed to protect environment by practicing and followingsustainable mining practices right from mine planning stage. Various pollution controlmeasures and initiatives are being taken up concurrently with mining operations formaintaining acceptable / permissible limits of major physical and chemical attributes ofenvironment viz. air water hydrogeology ground vibrations noise land etc
A) Air Pollution and its Control Measures:
To control and reduce dust generation during drilling blastingloading and coal transportation CIL has taken up various initiatives enumerated inMoEF&CC approved Environmental Management Plan (EMP) of projects. The EMP is preparedfactoring the impact on existing environment and forest due to coal mining undertakenafter conducting an Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) study of each project. Mistspraying systems mobile water sprinklers and automatic sprinklers have been provided tomitigate air pollution & its control measures
Some of the important initiatives taken by CIL are as follows: a)Transportation of coal by conveyors covered trucks & loading into railway rakesthrough Silo. b) Blacktopping & repairing of coal transportation roads andstrengthening of haul roads. c) Development of wind break and vertical greenery system. d)Deployment of additional Surface Miners and Continuous Miners in opencast & U/G minerespectively for blasting free coal extra action. e) Implementation of First MileConnectivity to reduce transport of coal by road.
B) Mine Water Management:
Mine Discharge Treatment Plants (MDTP) are installed in mines fortreatment of discharged mine water on the surface for the second phase treatment. Treatedmine water is then used partly for dust suppression fire-fighting plantation washingetc. As per the need of the local community treated mine water is supplied to the nearbyvillages for drinking & irrigation purposes. In order to assess the impact of miningactivities on ground water monitoring of ground water levels is being carried out in andaround of the mine lease hold area. For ground water recharge within mine premises andnearby villages initiatives like rainwater harvesting digging of ponds / development oflagoons de-silting of existing ponds / tanks etc. have been taken. Regular monitoring ofmine workshop and domestic effluent is carried out as per rule and desired actions arebeing taken. Reports of the same are regularly submitted to SPCBs and MoEF & CC. In2021-22 80.05 % discharged mined water utilized for internal & community use andremaining 19.95 % is retained for future use and ground water recharging.
C) Noise Pollution Control Measure:
For control of noise pollution various measures like propermaintenance of equipment green belt development around the mine and residential areablasting in day time and use of ear muff / ear plugs at noisy areas are adopted.
D) Land Reclamation:
Reclamation of the mined out areas and external OB dumps are majorenvironmental mitigatory activities taken up by CIL. Reclamation of mined out areas arebeing done as per the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) and Mine Closure Plan (MCP)which are approved by MoEF&CC. Top soil is preserved stored and used in plantationareas in the opencast mines. Concurrent reclamation and rehabilitation of mined out areasare taken up for gainful land use. After technical reclamation is completed plantation iscarried out which is termed as biological reclamation.
Eco-restoration: For effective Bio-reclamation of disturbed landscientific studies are carried out to select suitable species of plants for afforestationon three tier plantation concept. Forest Research Institute (FRI) has been engaged by CILfor sharing their expertise in the field of eco-restoration in the reclaimed areas. ManyEco-restoration sites have been developed in subsidiary companies of CIL with technicalcollaboration of FRI.
Eco-park in Reclaimed land: Eco Parks have been developed in many ofthe mined out areas and command areas of CIL like Jhanjra Eco-park ECL Parasnath UdyaanEco-Park BCCL Bishrampur Tourism Site SECL Nandan Kanan Eco-Park NCL Saoner Park WCLKayakalp Vatika CCL Ananta Medicinal garden MCL etc. CIL has established 27 Eco-parks& Mine Tourism & eco-restoration sites on date.
Monitoring of Reclamation: The land reclamation and restorationoperations are being monitored by Satellite Surveillance. 76 major Opencast Projects(OCPs) producing more than 5 Mm? (Coal + OB) per annum were monitored in 2021-22. Theremaining OCPs producing less than 5 Mm? (Coal + OB) per annum are being monitored oncein every 3rd year. The study of 76 major OCPs revealed that during 2021-22 62.53% of theexcavated area was reclaimed and limited active mining area to 37.47%. In addition CIL isconducting vegetation cover mapping through satellite surveillance every 3 years.
Mine Closure Plan (MCP): MCP is an integral part of the Project Reportprepared by CMPDIL for Coal mines of CIL. This progressi mine closure plan also forms apart of EIA / EMP prepared and got approved by MOEF&CC as a part of EnvironmentalClearance. In FY2021-22 Rs 109.93 Crore has been reimbursed from the Escrow fund to theconcerned Project Proponents for mine closure activities.
E) Strive for continual improvement in environmental performance.
The job of Developing approach and methodology for index rating ofenvironmental conditions and performance evaluation as per the EC conditions in 35 CIL(> 5Mm3 Coal + OB) Mines was completed by ICFRE and also was approved by CIL board inDecember 2020. Accordingly subsidiaries were advised for submission of requiredinformation/documents related to EA-EPIR of respective total 35 mines. ICFRE has alreadycompleted field visit of 06 mines of MCL & 03 mines NCL till March 2022 and draftreports of those mines are under preparation. Tentative Completion schedule of field visit& submission of draft report of rest mines is December 2022.
13. ERP IT Intiatives Electronic and Communication in CIL
1. Go-Live of SAP ERP in Phase I at CIL MCL and WCL commenced from 1stApril' 2021.
2. Go-Live of SAP ERP in Phase II Subsidiaries of CIL (ECL BCCL CCLCMPDI SECL and NCL) commenced from August 2021 and subsequently it was flagged off byShri Pralhad Joshi Honourable Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Coal & Mines on23rd February' 2022 at New Delhi.
3. The complete Project is currently in final stages of Stabilization
4. The time line for SAP ERP implementation to Go-Live in Coal Indiaand its subsidiaries was envisaged around 51 months. The ERP team consisting of membersfrom CIL and its subsidiaries along with the System Integrator M/s Tech Mahindra for PhaseI M/s Accenture for Phase II worked diligently and have been able to prepone theimplementation of SAP ERP Go-Live by approx. 14.5 months.
5. Implementation of ERP across Coal India will give a boost to GoIendeavor towards Digital India.
1. CIL is undertaking POC for digitization of small and medium sizedOpen Cast Mines for enabling automatic reporting of coal production and HEMM performance.
2. CIL has taken steps for digitalization of seven big Open Cast minesthrough M/s Accenture.
3. CIL has launched web/mobile Apps like
Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Application for CPRMSEBeneficiaries:
CIL has on boarded on the "Jeevan Pramaan" Portal ofGovernment of India. This facility is available to retired employees and their spouses. Itfacilitates submitting life certificate digitally from anywhere without personallyvisiting CIL and all subsidiaries.
CIL Executives Defined Contribution Pension Scheme-2007(NPS):
This portal is created for retired executives. Claim settlement ofretired executives in respect to CIL Executives Defined Contribution PensionScheme-2007(NPS) crossed 10000 mark.
Samvaad Portal :
A portal is used to resolve grievances of current employeesex-employees vendors and consumers
4. CIL Corporate Web-site is being augmented with user friendly UI/UX.
5. Existing operational IT initiatives of Coal India include:
Procurement of Goods Works and Services in Coal India and itssubsidiary companies is being done through E-procurement mode whereas tenders above Rs 1Crore value are finalized through e-Tender mode with a provision of reverse auction toensure greater transparency and better cost effectiveness during the tender procedures ingoods works and services.
E-auction of coal is operational through service providers of CIL.
Performance Evaluation Vigilance Information and Annual PropertyReturn of executives in Coal India is carried out through web enabled systems. WebApplications for Production Information System Safety Information System CILCSR HRMSDocument Management System are also in operation.
In order to improve coal dispatch electronic weighbridges areconnected with Central Servers of respective subsidiaries. CIL is exploring latest ITtechnologies like AI/ML/Data Analytics in critical areas of operation in collaborationwith reputed IT organizations for enhancement of productivity.
Electronics & Telecommunication
1. Initiation of implementation of Secondary MPLS-VPNconnectivity for ERP usage at CIL HQ CIL Delhi Office with DC-DRC: As a part of DPRfor ERP implementation Secondary MPLS-VPN connectivity has been entrusted through M/s.BSNL for CIL Kolkata CIL Delhi Office DC & DRC.
2. Strengthening the adoption process towards implementation ofvarious IT Initiatives across Subsidiaries of CIL: Leveraging technology throughvarious IT initiatives viz GPS Based Vehicle Tracking Systems with geo fencing RFID BasedBoom barriers Systems CCTV based monitoring system at vulnerable locations vizweighbridge Railway-Sidings Coal-Heaps etc. are in place at CIL Subsidiaries. These ITInitiatives status is being monitored from CIL by providing Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) for their operation and strict adherence by CIL Subsidiaries.
3. IT Infrastructure at CIL Office Complex: ITInfrastructure encompassing Voice Data & Video communication at CIL Office complexare maintained and monitored to cater to the requirement for smooth access to different ITservices & ERP.
4. In-house Voice and Data communication systems: In orderto meet the ever increasing business processes state-of-art IP based Electronic PrivateAutomatic Branch Exchange (IP- PBX) with support of convergent technology for Voice andData Radio communication Syste and Underground (UG) communication systems at differentlocations of Coal India and its subsidiary companies are deployed and operational fortimely decision making process.
5. Integration of cloud based VC platform to cope up withmultiple concurrent Video Conferencing requirement: To cope up with multiple VCrequirement during pandemic period the Web based VC on different platforms withintegration of endpoints was facilitated for VC with different Dept. of CIL/ Subsidiaries/Ministries/ outside agencies and stakeholders. CIL had successfully organized scores ofwebinar training sessions workshops etc. during 2021-22 on virtual platform.
14. Mines Safety
14.1: Statutory Frame-work for safety in coal mines:
Coal mining world over is highly regulated industry due to presence ofinherent operational and occupational hazards and associated risks. Coal Mine SafetyLegislation in India is one of the most comprehensive and pervasive statutory frameworkfor ensuring occupational health and safety (OHS). In India the operations in coal minesare regulated by the Mines Act- 1952 Mines Rules -1955 Coal M nes Regulations-2017 andseveral other statutes framed there under. Directorate-General of Mines Safety (DGMS)under the Union Ministry of Labor & Employment (MOL&E) administers compliance ofthese statutes. Other major Acts/Rules are applicable in coal mines are the ElectricityAct- 2003 Central Electricity Authority (measures relating to safety & supply)Regulations - 2010 Indian Explosive Act-1884 & Explosive Rules-2008 Indian BoilerAct-1923 the Employee's Compensation Act- 1932 (Principal Act) and the Factories Act -1948 Chapter -III & IV and several other statutes framed thereunder.
14.2: Implementing Safety Policy of CIL:
Safety is always conferred with prime importance in the operations ofCIL as embodied in the "Mission Statement" of CIL. CIL ha formulated awell-defined Safety Policy for ensuring safety in mines. To implement CIL Safety Policythe following are ensured
1. Scientific design and planning of all mines.
2. Deployment of trained and skilled manpower for ensuring safety inall mining operations.
3. Provision for adequate funds and infrastructures for mine safety.
4. Provision for adequate supervision through competent supervisorystaffs and mine officials.
5. Multi-disciplinary Internal Safety Organization (ISO) to monitormine safety.
6. Continuous and sustained improvement in technological inputs formining operation.
7. R&D activities through collaboration with Scientific andEducational Institutes and CMPDI.
8. Ensuring workers' participation in every forum for monitoring safetyin mines.
9. Regular health check-up of employees and provide medicalinfrastructure.
14.3: Major functions of Corporate ISO
1. Inspection of mines to review safety status.
2. Fact finding enquiry into fatal accidents as well as majorincidences.
3. Maintenance of accidents / major incidents database and Analysis ofmine Accidents.
4. Monitoring Mine Safety Audit.
5. Imparting specialized training by SIMTARS accredited trainers.
6. Issuance of internal Technical Circulars / Guidelines / Advisoryrelated to safety.
7. Monitoring safety related R&D activities in CIL.
8. Organizing meeting of CIL Safety Board.
9. Monitoring mine rescue preparedness at different mine rescueestablishments.
10. Publication of Safety Bulletin.
11. Liasioning with various agencies on the matter of mine safety. 12.Monitoring of CIL Safety Information System (CSIS) database.
13. Response to parliamentary matters and queries under the RTI Act-2005 w.r.t mine safety.
14 .4: Mine Accident Statistics
Analysis of Mine Accident Statistics in CIL - Accidentstatistics is the relative indicator for safety status in mines. Over the years thesafety performance of CIL has improved significantly. Both Fatalities & seriousInjuries figures for the year 2021 had reduced to the lowest since inception of Coal IndiaLimited in 1975. Reducing trend in mine accidents can be attributed to the following facto
Commitment and synergetic cooperation amongst all the stakeholders.
Use of state-of-the-art technology in the field of Mining Methods andSafety Monitoring.
Continuous improvement in knowledge skill and responsiveness ofworkforce.
Constant vigil round-the-clock supervision and supports from variousagencies.
14.5: Measures for improvement in Mine Safety in 2021
CIL has vigorously pursued several measures in the year 2021 alongwith the on-going safety related initiatives apart from compliance of statutoryrequirements for enhancing safety standard in mines are given below:
Safety Audit of mines conducted through multi-disciplinary Inter AreaSafety Audit teams. Further Check Audit for 10% of mines of CIL also conducted by InterSubsidiary multidisciplinary team to reassess the audit conducted by the auditors.
Tool box safety talk has been introduced for effective assessment ofsafety related hazards before start of operation.
Personal Safety Counselling & Employee Assistant Program has beeninitiated for sensitization about safety.
Controls measures of Safety Management Plans (SMPs) are being complied.
Controls measures of Principal Hazards Management Plans (PHMPs) arebeing complied.
All mining operations are being performed as per Standard OperatingProcedures (SOPs).
Scientific studies of OB dumps & Benches as well as for SCAMP inunderground mines.
Special Safety drives conducted to improve safety and enhance safetyawareness.
Regular co-ordination meeting with ISOs for assessing the safety statusof mines.
57th CIL Safety Board was held for assessing safety status of all themines.
20th meeting of National Dust Prevention Committee (NDPC) was held forassessing the status of dust suppression in all mines.
Mist type fixed as well as trucks mounted water cannons have beenintroduced in OC mines.
Preparation of 104 short video clips or Animation films on various MineSafety Procedures Dos and Don'ts related to operation and Mine Accidents wereprepared and shared with 2.23 lakhs employees including contractual employees and alsouploaded in CIL website for wider circulation. The said video clips and Animation filmsare also displayed at conspicuous places like pit top m nes contractor establishmentVTCS etc.
Concept of Suraksha Mitra Mandali/Circle has been introduced in thisyear to inculcate safety culture amongst employees.
Micro and macro level plan prepared for monsoon and implemented.
Apart from the above specific actions the following are on-goingmeasures for improving safety standards:
Emphasis on use of the state-of-the art mining technology.
Adoption of best practices for Strata and Gas Management
Strengthening Water Danger Management.
Training on Mine Safety & Skill Up gradation.
Emphasis on inspection of mines.
15. Mine Emergency Response System:
15.1: Mine Emergency Response and Evacuation Plan (EREP)
Procedures for immediate notification to all persons affected by theemergency. Procedures for safe orderly and immediate withdrawal of persons from danger.Procedures for rescue of persons incapacitated or trapped due to accident. Procedures forproviding first aid transportation medical treatment to injured.
Special training to respond to critical operations and mineemergencies. Mock Rehearsals for examining the efficacy of Plan.
Demarcating Emergency Escape Routes in belowground and training onevacuation. Flow Chart prepared for transmission of information regarding crisis /disaster.
15 .2: Mine Rescue Services in CIL:
CIL is maintaining a well established Rescue Organization at strategiclocations spreading across different Subsidiaries to cater to the emergencies on 24X7basis.
16. Human Resource Development
Coal India Limited is gearing up to meet its ambitious target of coalproduction. Human Resource is a major component for achieving this goal by development ofits existing human resource and looking ahead with a clear perspective with reference totechnological advances and growth of manpower to fulfil the growing demands of productionalong with diversification into aligned and non-aligned areas.
During 2021-22 various training programs were organized at subsidiaryheadquarters training centres vocational training centre and also at CIL's own in-housetraining facility Indian Institute of Coal Management Ranchi. This training programs wereorganized after accessing the training needs in the respective category of employeeswithin the Subsidiary.
Employees were given trainings for skill development and acquisition ofknowledge and skill in existing and future technology as well as safety. In addition toin-house training employees were trained at reputed training institutes mostly in onlinemode within the country in their respective fields of operations.
16.1 Training and Development of Human Resource:
During 2021-22 61268 employees have been trained in house out of this13292 were executives and 47976 were non-executives. A total of 3240 employees have beentrained outbound out of this 3101 were executives and 139 were non-executives. During theFY 21-22 more than 526755 training man-days were achieved for these employees includingexecutives and non-executives (excluding contract workers). 34427 contract workers weretrained in the financial year 2021-22.
Due to pandemic restrictions 3 executives were sent for foreigntrainings in this Financial Year.
16.2 Engagement of Apprentices:
In CIL and its subsidiaries 8295 Apprentices were engaged through NATSand NAPS portals which constituted around 2.55 % of total manpower including contractorworkers.
16.3 Special Initiatives:
Sponsorship Scheme for 1 yr Executive MBA in IIMs has been madeoperational. Executives have been sponsored in this scheme. MoU has been signed withpremier management institutes for organizing training programs at IIM-Calcutta(E5-E8) for240 executiv IIM-Lucknow(E4-E5) for 250 executives and IIM-Indore(E4-E6) for 500executives Batches have already commenced MDP for Senior Executives and special programfor women executives was done by IIM Sambalpur and arranged by HRD MCL. 59 executiveshave been trained in association with IIM Sambalpur.
89 executives of E8 & E7 grades have been trained by Franklin Coveyat CCL
Coal India Limited (CIL) has inducted Management Trainees MedicalExecutives and other Executives at lateral level through direct recruitment to fill up thevacancy arising out of retirement resignation etc. Departmental promotion / selection wasalso made in different disciplines by promoting Non-Executive employees to Executivecadre. The details of Executive manpower influx in CIL for F.Y. 2021-22 are as follows:
1. 1286 Management Trainees (MTs) were selected against MT-2019 OpenRecruitment Advt. No. 01/2019 wherein 978 MTs have joined at different Subsidiaries.Documents Verification (DV) & Initial Medical Examination (IME) formalities of 103 MTsselected in 3rd Phase is currently underway.
2. Against Recruitment Advt. No. 03/2021 581 MTs have been selected in06 technical disciplines on the basis of GATE-2021 score list of which has beenpublished on CIL website.
3. Against CIL's Policy for Decentralized Recruitment of MedicalExecutives through Subsidiary / CIL 136 Medical Executives i.e. 32 Medical Specialistsand 104 Sr. Medical Officer (GDMO) have joined till date. Further vacancies in lieu ofnon-joining in 1st Phase are being filled up.
4. Regarding career progression of departmental candidates: a) 275departmental candidates have been promoted / selected from Non-Executive to Executivecadre in Survey discipline and posted at different Subsidiaries. b) 330 departmentalcandidates have been promoted / selected from Non-Executive to Executive cadre in 10disciplines and posted at different Subsidiaries.
5. 11 Company Secretaries (CS) were appointed from E3 to E8 gradesagainst Open Rect. Advt. No. 02/2021. Except one all others have been posted atSubsidiaries and their joining process is currently underway.
6. 01 Executive Director (Indian Institute of Coal Management) on FixedTenure Contract Basis has been appointed.
18.1 The total manpower of the Company including its subsidiariesas on 01.04.2022 stood at 248550 against 259016 as 01.04.2021. Adetailed Subsidiary wise position of Manpower is given in Annexure 15 18.2 Thepresidential directives with respect to manpower for Scheduled caste / ScheduledTribes/OBC have been implemented in all th subsidiaries/units of Coal India Limited.
The representation of SC/ST employees in total manpower of CIL and itsSubsidiary Companies as on 01.01.2020 01.01.2021 and 01.01.2022 is given below: -
|As on ||Total Manpower ||Scheduled Caste ||Scheduled Tribe ||OBC |
| || ||Nos. ||Percentage ||Nos. ||Percentage ||Nos. ||Percentage |
|01.01.2020 ||276092 ||54854 ||19.87 ||43262 ||15.67 ||64431 ||23.34 |
|01.01.2021 ||262292 ||52000 ||19.83 ||40063 ||15.27 ||59937 ||22.85 |
|01.01.2022 ||251320 ||48493 ||19.30 ||36398 ||14.48 ||60172 ||23.94 |
19. Industrial Relations And Employees' Participation In Management
The Industrial Relations scenario in CIL & its subsidiaries duringthe financial year remained cordial. Joint Consultative Committees and other BipartiteCommittees at Unit/Area levels and Subsidiary (HQ) levels continued to function inharmony. Meetings of Bilateral Committees were held at regular intervals at CIL to addressIR Welfare Productivity/Production Safety etc. issues. Except for a few minor issues oflocal nature at a few subsidiaries there has been no major IR problem in the company.
20. Employees' Welfare and Social Security Schemes
Coal India Limited strives to provide the best facilities for Welfareof its employees and their families. The facilities that are extended to all sections ofthe Society like- Scheduled caste Scheduled Tribe backward classes minorities as wellas other marginalised segments of the society without any discrimination are givenbelow: -
20.1 Housing facilities
In CIL and its subsidiaries all eligible employees are providedcompany quarters subject to availability and Company rules. Regular repair and maintenanceincluding thorough repair of these housings are undertaken regularly to provide decenthousing to employees.
20.2 Water supply
To provide clean drinking water to the employees and their familiesmany water supply schemes have been taken up. Supply of water is done after propertreatment and several RO plants/ Pressure filter plants are also existing in coalfieldsthat cater not just to our employees but also to the population in the neighborhood.During summer months in areas facing water scarcity water is also supplied throughtanker
20.3 Educational Facilities
The subsidiary companies of CIL have been providing financialassistance and infrastructure facilities to schools operating in Mines areas like DAVKendriya Vidyalaya Delhi Public School etc. and other Educational Institutions run by theState Government to provide quality education to the employees' children. In additionfinancial assistance and infrastructure facilities are also provided to certain privatelymanaged schools and other educational institutions by some of the subsidiary coalcompanies functioning in and around coalfield areas. These schools cater to therequirement of the entire population in coalfield areas.
20.3.1 Coal India Scholarship Scheme:
For employees' children two types of Scholarships namely Merit andGeneral Scholarship are being provided every year under prescribed terms and conditions.a) In Merit Scholarship Students securing 1st to 20th position in Madhyamik/ H.S. or anyState Board or securing 95% and above marks in ICSE CBSE / ISC Exam (Class-X & XII)are given scholarship per month.
General Scholarship is provided to Students studying Class-V onwards upto Graduation /Post- graduation level in any discipline subject to prescribed percentageof marks. b) Cash Award and certificate of appreciation: -Every year Cash Award of Rs5000/- and Rs 7000/- respectively are provided to the Meritorious wards of CIL employeeswho secure 90% or above Marks in aggregate in 10th and 12th standard Board levelexamination. c) Considering the high cost of technical and medical education in thecountry Coal India Limited is providing financial assistance towards meeting the cost ofeducation of the dependent children of Wage Board Employees to the extent of tuition feesand Hoste charges for pursuing studies of Engineering / Medical in IITs NITs Govt. Enggand Govt. Medical college.
20 .4 Medical Facilities
Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries are extending medicalfacilities to the employees and their families through various medical establishments fromthe dispensary level to the central and Apex Hospitals in different parts of thecoalfields. For specialized treatment where the expertise/ facilities is not availablethey are also referred for treatment outside the empaneled hospital.
For transporting the patient to hospitals ambulances with latesttechnology and life support systems are provided at central places in entire coalfields.
In addition special emphasis has also been given on OccupationalHealth HIV /AIDS awareness programme for the employees and their families.
Medical facilities of OPD and indoor treatment in Company's hospitals/dispensaries are also extended to the workers engaged by contractors During the Covidpandemic the medical fraternity and the staff have provided commendable support to thepopulation of coalfield areas.
20.5 Statutory Welfare Facilities
In accordance with the provision of the Mines Act 1952 and Rules andRegulations framed there-under subsidiaries of Coal India Limited are maintaining variousstatutory welfare facilities such as Canteen Rest Shelters etc. These facilities are foruse by the employees of the company as well as contractor's labor alike.
20.6 Non-Statutory Welfare Measures
20.6.1 Co-operative Stores and Credit Societies
In order to supply essential commodities and consumer goods at acheaper rate in the collieries Central Co-operative and Primary Co-operative Stores arefunctioning in the Coalfield Areas of CIL.
20.6.2 Banking Facilities and Post Offices
The Management of Coal companies are providing infrastructurefacilities to the various Nationalized Banks for opening their Branches and ExtensionCounters in the Coalfields for the benefit of their workers. Similarly there have beenefforts to bring the post offices to the proximity of workers by encouraging opening ofAccount facilities closer to residential colonies
20.6.3 Sport Facilities
There are recreational and sports facilities near residential coloniesof workers to ensure the wellbeing and good health of the workers and their families Forthe purpose of promotion of Sports and Culture Coal India has an approved Sports Policyadministered through Coal India Sports Promotion Association (CISPA) a body registeredunder the West Bengal Society's Registration Act; and this association supports Sports andCulture by way of providing sponsorship/ financial assistance in the coalfield areas.CISPA is also lending support to various subsidiaries in creation of sports infrastructurefor the benefit of larger local population
20.7 Empowerment of Women
There are 19610 female employees working in CIL and itsSubsidiary companies. In order to ensure their health safety and welfare the coalcompanies ensure compliance to all statutory requirements enhanced maternity leave childcare leave cr?che etc Also Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS) under theaegis of SCOPE (Standing Conference of Public Enterprises) is operational in allcoal companies/ CIL for empowering them and provide a platform for networking.
In terms of the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women atWorkplace (Prevention Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 Coal India Limited has anInternal Complaints Committee.
20.8 CIL Welfare Board Meeting
A bipartite forum comprising of representatives from trade unions andmanagement constitutes the Welfare Board. This Welfare Board holds its meetings at unit/subsidiary and headquarter level regularly. The welfare Board takes important decisionsregarding the welfare measures for employees housing facilities upliftment drinkingwater facilities and all other facilities. The Welfare Board also monitors the quality offacilities.
21. Recommendations made by the Committee on Papers Laid on the Table(Rajya Sabha) in its 150th Report
A. Vigilance Cases during the year 2021-22
|Particulars ||No. of cases |
|Opening cases ||4 |
|Received ||628 |
|Total ||632 |
|Disposed off ||625 |
|Closing cases ||7 |
B. Pending CA&AG Paras (CIL H.Q.):-
| ||PART II A || || ||PART II B || || ||TOTAL || |
|No of Paras received ||No of Paras replied ||Remarks received ||No of Paras replied ||No of Paras received ||Remarks replied ||No of Paras ||No of Paras replied ||Remarks |
|15 ||15 ||Under scrutiny of CAG ||19 ||19 ||Under scrutiny of CAG ||34 ||34 ||Under scrutiny of CAG |
Replies to all the CAG Paras have been given and the matter is underscrutiny of CAG. The matter is being regularly followed up with the office of C&AG.
C RTI Matters:
Extracts of RTI Annual Return for the Financial Year 2021 - 22
|Particulars ||Requests Received (including cases transferred to other Public Authority) ||No. of cases transferred ||Decisions where requests/appeals rejected ||Decisions where requests /appeal accepted & disposed |
|Nos. ||1827 ||333 ||183 ||1311 |
22. Tree Plantation / Afforestation
Plantation and Green belt are developed through extensive treeplantation programme every year by the Subsidiaries of CIL. Avenue plantation plantationon OB dumps plantation in and around mines residential colonies and availablegovernment land are undertaken in the existing as well as the new projects. Thesubsidiaries of CIL have planted around 30.42 lakh saplings during 2021-22 in an areacovering more than 1468 Ha. (Around 1180 Ha inside mine lease & over 288 Ha outsidemine lease) with an increase of about 70 % over previous year in terms of area ofplantation.
23. Progressive Use of Hindi
Coal India Limited is committed to implement the provisions of OfficialLanguages Act Rules and Regulations and all activities are held regularly in eachquarter. The activities in the year include: 04 workshops were organised quarterly toenable use of Hindi in official jobs.
Training of employees on E-tools Hindi noting and drafting used inregular official works and provisions regarding Official Languages Act.
Publication of diglot version of comments & Post name RajbhashaSandharbhika 2 editions of Hindi Magazine namely "Koyla Darpan" from CIL HQs.
The Committee of Parliament on official language reviewed the progressmade in the use of Hindi for the official purposes in CIL (HQs) Kolkata on 28.10.2021.
Observation of 'Hindi Fortnight' in all offices of CIL and Subsidiariesin the month of September 2021 by conducting various events and competitions.
A seminar was organized during Hindi Fortnight.
Hindi Praveen classes were conducted under the Hindi Teaching Scheme ofthe Government of India for the purpose of training the employees in Hindi.
MHA GoI handed over the chairmanship of TOLIC (PSUs) Kolkata to CoalIndia Ltd. (HQs) Kolkata Vide DO. letter no. 12024/05/ 2021/R.B.(Impl.2) dated18.01.2022. Total 58 PSUs located in Kolkata are its members.
An introductory meeting of TOLIC (PSUs) Kolkata was organized on25.03.2022 at Kolkata under the chairmanship of Director (P&IR) CIL.
Three departments of Coal India Ltd. were conferred with RajbhashaShield in Year 2021-22 for the best practices in Official Language implementation in theyear 2020-21.
In order to promote the use of Hindi in official work following schemeshave been implemented:
(i) "CIL Hindi Book Writing Incentive Scheme"
(ii) "Incentive Scheme for Correspondence / Drafting and doingother official work in Hindi" (iii) CIL Hindi book writing scheme (iv) CIL RajbhashaChal Shild Yojna 24. Vigilance Division
Coal India Ltd. has a well-structured Vigilance Division at CorporateHQ-Kolkata headed by a Chief Vigilance Officer of the rank of Joint Secretary to Govt. ofIndia assisted by a multi-disciplinary team of vigilance officers. Similarly all of itseight subsidiaries have their independent Vigilance Units each headed by CVOs. CVO CILat the Corporate Office acts as a coordinating authority between Vigilance Departments ofsubsidiaries Ministry of Coal and the Central Vigilance Commission. CVO CIL at corporatelevel deals with complaints investigations and systemic improvements on issues havingmulti-subsidiary and often company-wide ramifications.
During the last three years Vigilance Division of CIL as a part ofthe preventive vigilance function studied several processes of CIL having tremendousoperational & financial implications and developed specific system improvementsuggestions for the management after thorough data analysis using modern data analytictools and sometimes accompanied by field experiments. Some of these studies attempted forthe first time ever which crystalized into actionable and implementable suggestions theimplementation of which ensued immense benefits for the company are briefly summarizedbelow:
"Mission Productivity Maximization":
Dumpers procured by CIL constitute the major portion of Capexinvestment running into thousands of Crores of Rupees. After stud and consultations withall equipment manufacturers Vigilance Department detected that most of the dumpersdeployed by CIL in mines are having an on-board computer system named Pay Load MonitoringSystem (PLMS) that has elaborate provision for generating critical information aboutnumber of trips payload weight time taken and distance covered in each trip dieselconsumption etc.. If the data is downloaded and analysed on regular basis it can givegreat insights into the operational effectiveness including loading pattern cycle timesand fuel consumption per trip. This has great utility in productivity improvement andbetter operational control. Although such system was available for more than eight yearsit had not been put into effective utilization for improving the productivity anddetection of vulnerabilities in the coal production chain.
On advice from Vigilance an elaborate interface has been developed bythe CIL management to capture all dumper related data fr all subsidiaries and an analyticportal of Vigilance is currently analyzing the same and has detected many crucial aspectsfor rectification and betterment at subsidiary level.
Analysis of Transit Losses:
Most of the coal (80%) produced in India is dispatched to the domesticcoal-based power plants through Rail. In the past there has been several grievances fromthe consumers regarding short-receipt of coal in transit to their power plants. In-depthstudy was entrusted to Vigilance to verify the same. Such data-driven study had not beenundertaken in the past. The study not only compared the coal dispatched by CIL to randomlyselected domestic power plants with the receipt of coal reported by them to CentralElectricity Authority but also did such comparison for the entire domestic coal supplysector of India. This data driven dispatch vs. receipt study conclusively established thatthe loss during transit between dispatch and receipt points is extremely minimal andwithin the expected tolerance limit of the weight measuring instruments.
Rapid Loading Systems:
The rapid loading system with pre-weight bins operational at varioussubsidiary sidings have been studied and systemic improvement suggestion made for timelycertification by Railways for using the data of RLS-PWBs for generating RRs. This measurewill reduc under loading of Railway wagons to a great extent.
Mission- Quality Management:
In the last financial year CIL Vigilance Division embarked upon thispreventive vigilance exercise to study the entire quality determination process chain ofCIL and its subsidiary coal companies aided by modern data analytic tools. CVO CILexamined consignment-quality-test results of more than 1.2 million samples spanning overfour years and representing a quantity of 1625 Million Tonnes of coal. Insights gainedfrom this study altered certain fundamental perceptions about coal quality quality asurance quality control and customer satisfaction. Very elaborate systemic suggestionshave been presented by CVO CIL through multiple Advisories which were discussed at thehighest level. Effective implementation of these suggestions has secured rich dividends tothe company in the form of quality bonus.
Expediting of TPA Test results & Referee Results:
The intensive study on referee results of coal samples has revealedexcessive delay in obtaining referee results causes for which were studied and suggestedmeasures for timely furnishing of referee results so that the sale transactions can bebrought to timely conclusion. It was recommended that CIL might explore a mechanism toachieve TPA test result availability with in a period of 5 days by incorporating mandatorytime clause in the TPA contracts. This will help in reducing the inordinate delay andmultiple billi s.
Mission- Underloading Minimization:
The entire process of Rail loading and incurring of underloadingcharges was studied in great depth by Vigilance Division in view of the inherentcomplexities involved and suggested various systemic improvement suggestions. Theimplementation of these suggestions by the management successfully curbed the risingtrend of underloading and resulted in reducing the underloading charges drastically.
Complaint Handling: During the year 2021-22 CIL Vigilance Divisionreceived 628 complaints including those forwarded by MoC CBI and CVC out of which 625have been disposed of during the year.
Punitive Vigilance: The Vigilance Units of CIL and its subsidiariesundertook numerous intensive examinations surprise checks and investigations leading topunitive actions on 217 officials during the year.
Vigilance Awareness Week: As directed by Central VigilanceCommission the Vigilance Awareness Week 2021 was observed in HQ and all units of CoalIndia Ltd and its subsidiaries from 26.10.2021 to 01.11.2021 with the theme"Independent India @75 - Self Reliance with Integrity". Various awarenessactivities both within and outside the organization were conducted by CIL and subsidiaryVigilance Units during the observance of VAW-2021.
25. Particulars of Employees
Employee received remuneration either equal to or in excess of thelimits prescribed under Rule 5(2) of Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of ManagerialPersonnel) Rules 2014 during 2021-22 is given in Annexure 16. Details of Rule 5(1) ofCompanies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 on disclosurein the Board Report with reference to remuneration of Managerial Personnel of Top 10employees are annexed to the Report.
26. Board of Directors & Key Managerial Personnel a) Functional(Executive) Directors: -
Shri Pramod Agrawal took over as Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD)from 1st Feb'2020 and was on the Board throughout the financial year. Shri S.N.Tiwary-Director (Marketing) was on the Board throughout the year. Shri SanjivSoni-Director (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) had superannuated from theservices of the company w.e.f. 30th June' 21 (afternoon). Shri Sam ran Dutta Director(Finance) BCCL had been entrusted with an additional charge of Director (Finance) CILw.e.f. 1st July' 2021 and ceased to hold additional charge on 28th December' 21.Thereafter Shri Pramod Agrawal CMD CIL was entrusted with an additional charge ofDirector (Finance) CIL w.e.f. 29th December' 2021 for a period of 6 months. Shri S.N.Tiwary had been entrusted with an additional charge of Director (P&IR) w.e.f.01.02.2021 for a period of six months or until further order. Shr Vinay Ranjan had assumedthe charge of Director (P & IR) w.e.f. 28th July' 21. Shri Binay Dayal-Director(Technical) had superannuated from the services of the company w.e.f. 31st January' 2022(afternoon). Shri B. Veera Reddy had assumed the charge of Director (Technical) w.e.f. 1stFebruary' 2022.
b) Government Nominee Directors: -
Shri Vinod Kumar Tiwari AS MoC was on the Board throughout the year.Smt. Yatinder Prasad JS & FA MoC ceased to be Government Nominee Director w.e.f.27th April' 21. Shri A. K. Nayak AS & FA was appointed on 27th April'21 and ceased tobe the Government Nominee Director w.e.f. 15th June'2021. Smt. Nirupama Kotru wasappointed as Government Nominee Director w.e.f. 15th June'2021 and was on the Board forthe balance period of the year. c) Independent Directors: -
In the first week of November' 2021 following Six IndependentDirectors were appointed in CIL Board as under: -
1. Prof. G. Nageswara Rao - 1st November' 2021
2. CA Denesh Singh - 1st November' 2021
3. Shri B. Rajeshchandar - 1st November' 2021
4. CA Kamesh Kant Acharya - 2nd November' 2021
5. Shri Makwana P Kalabhai - 2nd November' 2021
6. Dr. Arun Kumar Oraon - 5th November' 2021
All the above Independent Directors were on the Board for the balanceperiod of the year. d) Permanent Invitee: -
Shri S K Mishra Addl. Member (Traffic Transportation) was appointed asa permanent invitee from 22nd April' 20 and ceased to b a Permanent Invitee on 1st July'2021. Smt. Jaya Varma Sinha Additional Member (Traffic) Railway Board was appointed as aPermanent Invitee on 27th Sept' 2021 and on the Board for the balance period of the year.Shri S. Saran CMD CMPDIL on superannuation ceased to be the permanent invitee from 1stMay' 2021. Shri P.S. Mishra CMD ECL was appointed as a Permanent Invitee on 10th May'2021. Shri P.M. Prasad CMD CCL was appointed as Permanent Invitee on 9th Feb' 2022 viceShri P.S. Mishra and on the Board for the balance period of the year. Shri P K Sinha CMDNCL had been appointed as a Permanent Invitee in CIL Board w.e.f. 27th January'21 and onsuperannuation ceased to be Permanent Invitee w.e.f. 1st Jan' 2022. Shri Bhola Singh wasappointed as a Permanent Invitee on 13th Jan' 2022 and on the Board for the balance periodof the year. e) Key Managerial Personnel: -
Shri Pramod Agrawal was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) throughout theyear. Shri Sanjiv Soni Chief Financial Officer (CFO) had superannuated from the servicesof the company w.e.f. 30th June' 21 (afternoon). Shri S.G. Chowdhury was CFO from 1stJuly'21 till 31st December'21. Shri S.K. Mehta was appointed as CFO on 1st January'22 andcontinuing as CFO for the balance period of the year. Shri M. Viswanathan was the CompanySecretary and Compliance Officer throughout the year.
Your Directors wish to place on record their deep appreciation for thevaluable guidance and services rendered by the Directors during their tenure who ceasedto be the Directors during the year.
In terms of Article 39(j) of the Articles of Association of theCompany one third of the Directors are liable to retire by rotation shall retire at theensuing Annual General Meeting and they are eligible for reappointment. Smt. NirupamaKotru will retire by rotation and has offered herself for re-appointment.
The Board of Directors held 18 meetings during the year 2021-22.
27. Composition of Audit Committee
CIL in pursuance of excellence in corporate governance formed an AuditCommittee of its Board of Directors w.e.f. 20th July' 2001 and the Audit Committee wasre-constituted by the Board in its 433rd meeting held on 12th Nov'2021 consisted of 4Independent Directors One Government Nominee Director One Whole Time Director (DirectorTechnical) and One permanent Invitee (Director Finance). The composition quorum powersrole and scope are in accordance with Section 177 of the Companies Act 2013 and theprovisions of Regulation 18 of SEBI (LODR) 2015. For the year 2021-22 there was noIndependent Director in CIL Board from 01st April 21 to 31st October 21. From 1stNovember 21 to 5th November 21 6 Independent Directors were appointed in CIL Board.Details were disclosed in Corporate Governance Report under point number 3.1.
28. Composition of CSR Committee
For the year 2021-22 there was no Independent Director in CIL Boardfrom 1st April'2021 to 31st October'2021. From 1st November'21 to 5th November' 21 6Independent Directors were appointed in CIL Board. This committee was reconstituted on12th November 202 comprising of 2 Independent Directors 1 Govt. Nominee Director and 1Functional Director. Details were disclosed in Corporate Governance Report under pointnumber 3.6.
29. Declaration given by Independent directors under sub-section (6) ofSection 149.
The following independent directors had given their declaration during2021-22 that they meet the criteria of independence as stipulated in sub-section (6) ofSection 149 of the Companies Act 2013.
1. Prof. G. Nageswara Rao
2. CA Denesh Singh
3. Shri B. Rajeshchandar
4. CA Kamesh Kant Acharya
5. Shri Makwana P Kalabhai
6. Dr. Arun Kumar Oraon
Further as required under Section 149(7) of Companies Act'13 andRegulations 25(8) of SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 Independent Directors had submitteddeclaration that they meet the Independence Criteria as provided in Clause (b) ofRegulation 16(i) of LODR 2015 and they are not aware of any circumstance or situationwhich exists or may be reasonably anticipated that could impair or impact their ability todischarge duties with an objective independent judgment and without any externalinfluence. Further as required und Regulation 25(9) of LODR 2015 the Board of Directorsof the Company in its 433rd Board meeting held on 12th November' 2021 took on record thedeclaration and confirmation submitted by the Independent Directors under Regulations25(8) after undertaking due assessment of the veracity of the same.
30. Appointment/Re-appointment and Integrity Expertise &Experience (including Proficiency) of Independent Directors
From 1st November 21 to 5th November 21 6 Independent Directors wereappointed in CIL Board. All the Independent Directors had registered themselves with IICAData Bank. As stipulated by SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 the list of coreskills/expertise/competence identified and recommended by Nomination and RemunerationCommittee was approved by Board in its 438th Board meeting held on 10th March 2022 forfinancial year 2021-22.
31 Recommendation of Audit Committee by the Board.
All the recommendations made by Audit Committee were accepted by theBoard.
32. Company's policy on directors 'appointment and remunerationincluding criteria for determining qualifications positive attributes independence of adirector and other matters provided under sub-section (3) of section 178.
MCA vide Notification dated 5th June'2015 had exempted the above forGovernment companies.
33. Remuneration policy of directors KMPs and Senior Management -Section 178(4).
MCA vide Notification dated 5th June'2015 had exempted the above fordirectors of Government companies.
34. A statement indicating the manner in which formal annual evaluationhas been made by the Board of its own performance and that of its committees andindividual directors.
MCA vide notification dated 5th July' 2017 had exempted evaluationmechanism for Govt. Companies. However Company had prepared a policy for formalevaluation of Independent Directors Board Committees of the Board Executive Directorsand Non Executive Directors and got it approved by Board in its 385th meeting held on 30thMay'19.
35. Contracts or Arrangements with Related Parties
Related Party Transactions made with the Subsidiary companies wereexempted under Regulation 23(5)(a) and (b) of Securities and Exchange Board of India(Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015 being transactionsbetween two government companies and transactions entered between a holding and its whollyowned Subsidiaries whose accounts are consolidated with holding company and placed beforethe shareholders at the general meeting for approval. Hence Form AOC2 is not prepared.
36. Loan guarantees or investments by a company under Section 186 ofthe Companies Act'2013
Loan guarantees and investments made by Coal India Limited in terms ofSection 186 of the Companies Act 2013 is enclosed in Annexure 17 37. Familiarizationprogramme of Board Members.
Board of Directors are fully briefed on all business related mattersassociated risk and mitigation measure taken by the compa new initiatives etc. of thecompany. The Board of directors were also briefed about the provisions of Companies Act2013 Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations 2015 as amended and SEBI (ListingObligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations 2015. As per Regulation 25 of SEBI(Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations 2015 the listed entity shallfamiliarize Independent Directors through various programmes about the listed entityincluding the following: (a) Nature of the industry in which the listed entity operates;(b) Business model of the listed entity; (c) Roles rights responsibilities ofIndependent Directors; and (d) Any other relevant information.
As per regulation 46 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and DisclosureRequirement) Regulations 2015 the details of familiarization programmes given toIndependent Directors is to be disclosed on the website of the company. The same isdisclosed in company's website and link s given hereunder:-https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/Familiarization_Programme_imparted_to_Independent_Directors_ZDCHdy3.pdf
38. Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace
The company has an Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy in line with therequirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workpla (Prevention Prohibition& Redressal) Act 2013. Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is working at everySubsidiary and office of Coal India Limited to redress complaints regarding sexualharassment. All women employees (permanent contractual temporary trainees) are coveredunder the said policy. The ICC members of Coal India Limited headquarters are as under:
1. Ms. Binita De - Chairperson
2. Shri CVS Ramanujam- Member
3. Ms. Namrata Shukla- Member
4. Ms. Shweta Loharuka- Member
5. Shri Arun Bohra - Member
6. Ms. Pallabi Halder - NGO Member
One sexual harassment complaint was received during the year 2021-22 atCoal India Limited Headquarter. Charges of sexual harassment in the complaint not proved.However warning letter has been issued to the employee.
39. DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT
In terms of Section 134(3) (c) of the Companies Act 2013 read withthe Significant Accounting Policies at Note-2 & Additional Notes on Accounts atNote-38 forming part of CIL (Standalone) Accounts and Significant Accounting Policies atNote-2 & Additional Notes on Accounts at Note-38 forming part of CIL (Consolidated)Accounts.
It is confirmed that: a) In the preparation of Annual financialstatements the applicable Indian Accounting Standards have been followed and that nomaterial departures have been made from the same; b) The Accounting Policies have beenselected and applied consistently and judgements and estimates made that are reasonableand prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company atthe end of the financial year and profit & loss of the company for that period; c)Proper and sufficient care have been taken for maintenance of adequate accounting recordsin accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding the assets of the Companyand for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; d) The Annual Accountshave been prepared on a going concern basis; e) Internal Financial Controls have been laiddown and that such controls are adequate and were operating effectively during the yearended 31st March'2022. f) Proper systems have been devised to ensure compliance with theprovisions of all applicable laws and such systems were adequate and operatingeffectively.
For CIL (Consolidated) Accounts such confirmation is based onconfirmation obtained from ten Indian subsidiaries of CIL viz: Eastern Coalfields LimitedBharat Coking Coal Limited Central Coalfields Limited(consolidated) Northern CoalfieldsLimited Western Coalfields Limited Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (consolidated) SouthEastern Coalfields Limited (consolidated) Central Mine Planning & Design InstituteLimited CIL Solar PV Limited and CIL Navikarniya Urja Limited. However for the overseassubsidiary viz. Coal India Africana Limitada which was incorporated under MozambiqueCommercial Code and for Joint Ventures viz. International Coal Ventures Private LimitedNTPC Urja Private Limited Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited Talcher FertilizersLimited and Coal Lignite Urja Vikas Private Limited where CIL is not the majorityshareholder such confirmation have not been obtained.
Internal Financial Control & its Adequacy : (Details are disclosedin MD & AR portion)
40 . ACCOUNTS OF THE SUBSIDIARIES
The statement containing the salient features of the financialstatements of company's Subsidiaries Associate companies and Joint ventures under thefirst proviso to sub-section (3) of section 129 of Companies Act2013 is enclosed as AOC 1in Annexure 18. In terms of General Circular No.2/2011 dated 8th Feb 2011 from Ministry ofCorporate Affairs the Annual Accounts of the Subsidiary companies shall be made availableto the shareholders on demand.
41. COST AUDIT REPORT & COST AUDITOR
M/s Shome & Banerjee conducted Cost Audit of your company for theyear 2020-21 and Cost Audit Report was approved by the Board of Directors in their 431stmeeting held on 17th Sept. 2021. The above report was filed in XBRL mode with MCA on 24thSept. 2021.
M/s Shome & Banerjee was appointed as Cost auditor for CILStandalone for the year 2021-22. E-form CRA-2 has been filed with MCA portal vide SRNT46686655 dated 24th September' 2021.
42. IMPORT CONSUMED (MACHINERIES SPARES AND ACCESSORIES)
Import consumed (machineries spares and accessories) by Coal India Ltd(Consolidated) during the last 3 years are as under:
| || ||(Rs in crores) |
|Year ||Assessed Value ||Custom Duty Including GST & Cess |
|2019-20 ||198.00 ||42.86 |
|2020-21 ||1952.20 ||610.45 |
|2021-22 ||517.78 ||168.71 |
43. SECRETARIAL AUDIT
In pursuance of Section 204 of Companies Act 2013 company hadconducted Secretarial Audit for the year 2021-22 by a peer reviewed practicing CompanySecretary firm M/s Parikh & Associates Practising Company Secretaries. Theirappointment was approved in 400th CIL Board meeting held on 12th March'20. Company hasobtained 'Secretarial Audit Report' for the year 2021-22 in form MR-3 and the to theircomment was enclosed in Annexure 19. In addition CIL has 5 Material UnlistedSubsidiaries and their Secretarial Audit Report along with Observation of SecretarialAuditor and Management Reply are also annexed as per Regulation 24A of LODR 2015.
44. RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY
CIL has approved Risk Management Charter and Risk Register to build upa strong Risk Management Culture within CIL for achievin company's goals and objectives.The entity level Risk Assessment comprises Strategic Risk Operational Risk FinancialRisk Compliance Risk Project Related Risk and Support System Risk.
As per the Risk Register various risks have been identified for CIL& its Subsidiaries. Risk Owner & Risk Mitigation Plan Owner have also beennominated for each risk identified to ensure continuous monitoring and mitigation thereof.A Risk Management team headed by CRO in consultation with HoDs and under the guidance ofthe Risk Management Committee had implemented the governance process envisaged in the RiskManagement Framework along with formulation of Risk Mitigation plans for RTMs (Risk ThatMatters) of CIL.
As per the LODR 2015 risk related to Cyber Security has been includedin RTMs. CIL is monitoring mitigation measures on a continuous basis.
45. CSR for COVID-19 Relief by CIL in FY 21-22
Expenditure incurred by CIL and its subsidiaries during F.Y. 2021-22 tocombat Covid-19 are as under:-
|S. No. Head ||Exp. In FY 21-22 |
| ||(Rs cr.) |
|1 Creation/Operation of Health Infrastructure ||215.59 |
|2 Contribution to Funds/Disaster Management Authorities ||20.74 |
|3 Food Distribution ||2.01 |
|4 Logistics Support ||3.02 |
|5 Safety kits and material distribution ||0.94 |
|6 Other works ||1.59 |
|TOTAL ||243.89 |
Creation/Operation of Health Infrastructure
COVID-19 infrastructure created during FY 20-21 i.e. during the 1stwave of the pandemic continued to serve during the subsequent waves of the pandemic in FY21-22 too. New projects undertaken in FY 21-22 were:
1. Improvement of Infrastructure at District Hospital Simdega totackle COVID-19 related challenges
2. Providing oxygen concentrators and other related expenditure forMedical Aid Centers for COVID-19 treatment at various places in Bihar & Jharkhand
3. Installation of 3 ventilators at Kolkata Police Hospital
4. 200 bedded Dedicated COVID Hospital at Hasdiha Dumka Jharkhand
5. 200 bedded COVID ward at Chattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences(CIMS) Bilaspur
6. 64 slice CT Scan machine at District Hospital BaikunthpurChattisgarh
7. Providing Logistics and healthcare equipment in Level 1 facility atSonbhadra district Uttar Pradesh
8. Providing healthcare equipment in govt. hospitals at Sonbhadradistrict Uttar Pradesh
9. Procurement of medical equipment and equipping makeshift hospitalsfor preventing spread of COVID-19 in Singrauli Madhya Pradesh 10. Providing oxygenpipeline and medical equipment at Chatra Jharkhand 11. Assistance for setting up digitalcare and home nursing centre at Bokaro Jharkhand 12. Setting up Covid center with ICUfacility at Latehar district Jharkhand 13. Construction of ICU of hospital at Village:Jorkat District- Palamu Jharkhand 14. Medical equipment in ICU of Sheikh BhikhariMedical College & Hospital Hazaribagh Jharkhand 15. 150 bedded makeshift COVIDhospital at Bokaro Jharkhand
Mission Praana Vayu
As the nation battled the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic during April- May 2021 CIL undertook 'Mission Praana Vayu' under which CIL and subsidiaries took upthe task to install 31 oxygen plants in company hospitals as well as in govt. hospitals.These plants have a combined capacity of 35200 LPM and can support a total of 5040 beds.6 plants have been installed in 4 company hospitals and 25 plants have been installed in24 govt. hospitals. The details are as under:
|S. No. Hospital ||State ||District ||Plant Capacity (LPM) ||Bed Capacity |
| || |
| || |
|1 Central Hospital Gandhinagar Ranchi ||Jharkhand ||Ranchi ||1100 ||150 |
|2 Nehru Shatabdi Chikitsalaya - 2 plants ||Madhya Pradesh ||Singrauli ||1200 ||150 |
|3 Ramgarh Hospital ||Jharkhand ||Ranchi ||1100 ||150 |
|4 Central Hospital Dhanbad - 2 plants ||Jharkhand ||Dhanbad ||2000 ||500 |
| || ||Govt. Hospitals || || |
|5 District Hospital Simdega ||Jharkhand ||Simdega ||167 ||50 |
|6 Community Health Centre Tandwa ||Jharkhand ||Chatra ||200 ||50 |
|7 AIIMS Bhopal ||Madhya Pradesh ||Bhopal ||850 ||500 |
|8 Railway Hospital Danapur ||Bihar ||Patna ||500 ||50 |
|9 CHC Ormanjhi ||Jharkhand ||Ranchi ||200 ||20 |
|10 CHC Sonahatu ||Jharkhand ||Ranchi ||200 ||20 |
|11 District Hospital East Singhbum ||Jharkhand ||East Singhbum ||250 ||115 |
|12 Govt. ESI Hospital Nagda ||Madhya Pradesh ||Ujjain ||500 ||68 |
|13 CHC Chiri ||Jharkhand ||Lohardaga ||250 ||25 |
|14 Steel City Hospital Bokaro ||Jharkhand ||Bokaro ||500 ||70 |
|15 IG Govt. Medical College ||Maharashtra ||Nagpur ||3170 ||400 |
|Hospital Nagpur || || || || |
|16 Medical College and Hospital Rewa ||Madhya Pradesh ||Rewa ||1500 ||115 |
|17 Medical College and Hospital Jabalpur ||Madhya Pradesh ||Jabalpur ||1500 ||115 |
|18 Civil Hospital Kukshi ||Madhya Pradesh ||Dhar ||300 ||23 |
|19 Govt Medical College ||Maharashtra ||Nagpur ||6340 ||400 |
|Nagpur - 2 plants || || || || |
|20 Govt. Medical College Chandrapur ||Maharashtra ||Chandrapur ||2400 ||400 |
|21 Medical College and Hospital Indore ||Madhya Pradesh ||Indore ||1500 ||115 |
|22 Medical College and Hospital Sagar ||Madhya Pradesh ||Sagar ||1500 ||115 |
|23 Civil Hospital Budhni Sehore ||Madhya Pradesh ||Sehore ||300 ||23 |
|24 AIIMS Nagpur ||Maharashtra ||Nagpur ||3170 ||400 |
|25 Medical College and Hospital Bhopal ||Madhya Pradesh ||Bhopal ||1500 ||115 |
|26 Jangipur Hospital Murshidabad ||West Bengal ||Murshidabad ||1000 ||300 |
|27 Onda Hospital Bankura ||West Bengal ||Bankura ||1000 ||250 |
|28 Sub Divisional Hospital Durgapur ||West Bengal ||Paschim Bardhaman ||1000 ||350 |
Food & Safety Material Distribution during COVID-19 pandemic tilldate
Around 5.5 lakh cooked food/dry ration packets distributed Over 90000liters of hand sanitizers distributed Over 19.5 lakh masks distributed
Despite lockdown restrictions CIL and subsidiaries were able to spend28% and 27% more than their statutory requirement on CSR in FY 20-21 and FY 21-22respectively. This gave employment to people of nearby areas of mines in civilconstruction projects which w implemented under CSR. Women trained in Khadi and handloomby NCL sold masks to different agencies. MCL procured 3.10 lakh masks from women SHGs inOdisha benefitting about 200 women.
COVID-19 had a lot of unwanted side effects. Due to closure of schoolsstudents had to switch to online classes but underprivileged students were not able toafford laptops/mobiles/tablets to take the classes in a befitting manner. CIL donated 150laptops to students of Kasturba Balika Vidyalaya so that they can study well. CIL is alsosupporting performing artists who were in distress due to closure of tourist placesthrough "Bharat Ke Kaladharmi" project.
46 . WEBLINK
The following policies may be accessed on the Company's website asunder: -
1. Corporate Social Responsibility Policy: https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/CSR_Policy_w.e.f._08.04.2021.pdf
2. Vigil Mechanism/Whistle Blower Policy: https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/whistle-blower-policy_TYEsLJw.pdf
3. Policy for determining Material Subsidiary: https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/POLICY_FOR_DETERMINING_MATERIAL_SUBSIDIARIES_21032015.pdf
4. Related Party Transaction Policy: https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/Related_Party.pdf
5. Policy on determination of Materiality under SEBI(LODR)Regulations2015 https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents
6. Policy on Preservation of documents including Archival Policyunder SEBI(LODR) Regulations 2015 https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/Policy_on_Preservation_of_documents_including_Archival_Policy_under_SEBI_LODR__ZXTbKI6.pdf
7. Dividend Distribution Policy under SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015 https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/Dividend_Distribution_policy_of_Coal_India_Limited_25102017_QwCV1sY.pdf
8. Annual Return for the year 2021-22.
Pursuant to Section 92(3) read with Section 134(3)(a) of the Act theAnnual Return as on March 31 2022 is available on the Company's website onhttps://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/MGT7.pdf
47 . COMPANY CONFIRMS THE FOLLOWING: -
1. None of the Director is disqualified for appointment as per Section164 of the Companies Act'2013.
2. Company has not issued any Equity share with differential votingrights Sweat Equity shares and ESOP.
3. The Unclaimed Interim Dividend amount for the year 2014-15 amountingto Rs 7116705/- was transferred to IEPF Account on 1st March'2022. In addition 17406shares in respect of which dividend remained unclaimed for the last 7 years had also beentransferred to IEPF Account on 04.04.2022. The details are available in CIL website.
4. Statutory Secretarial and Cost Auditors had not resigned duringthe year 2021-22.
5. No relative of a director was appointed to place of profit.
6. As per Regulation 32(4) of SEBI (Listing Obligations and DisclosureRequirement) Regulations 2015 deviation of Proceeds of Public issue is not applicable tothe company.
7. There is no deposit covered under Chapter V of Companies Act 2013.
8. There is no deposit which is not under compliance of Chapter V ofCompanies Act 2013.
9. There is no change in the nature of business.
10. No Director is in receipt of any commission from Subsidiarycompanies in which he is a director.
11. Applicable Secretarial Standards i.e. SS-1 and SS-2 relating to'Meetings of the Board of Directors' and 'General Meetings respectively have been dulyfollowed by the Company.
12. There is no Material Change in company business from the end offinancial year 2021-22 till the date of this Board Report. 13. There has been noapplication made or any proceeding pending under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016(31 of 2016) during the year alongwith their status as at the end of the financial year2021-22.
14. The details of difference between amount of the valuation done atthe time of one time settlement and the valuation done while taking loan from the Banks orFinancial Institutions along with the reasons thereof was not applicable for the FinancialYear 2021-22.
48. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
1. Details in respect of frauds reported by Auditors under section143(12) other than those which are reportable to the Central Government.: No such reportof frauds as per Audit Report of Standalone as well as Consolidated Accounts has beenreceived.
2. Material changes and commitments if any affecting the financialposition of the company which have occurred between the end of the FY and the date of thereport: No such material changes and commitments occurred between the end of the FY andthe date of the report which may affect the Standalone as well as consolidated financialposition of the company.
3. The names of companies which have become or ceased to be itssubsidiaries joint ventures or associate companies during the y The company hasincorporated two wholly owned subsidiaries on 16th April 2021 viz. CIL Solar PV Limitedfor manufacturing of solar value chain (Ingot-wafer-Cell Module) and CIL Navikarniya UrjaLimited for renewable energy.
49 . ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
The Board of Directors of your Company wishes to record their deepsense of appreciation for the sincere efforts put in by the employees of the Company andTrade Unions. Your Directors also gratefully acknowledge the co-operation support andguidance extended to the
Company by various Ministries of the Government of India in general andMinistry of Coal in particular besides the State Governments. Your Directors alsoacknowledge with thanks the assistance and guidance rendered by Statutory Auditors theComptroller and Auditor General of India Registrar of Companies West Bengal SecretarialAuditor and Cost Auditor and wishes to place on record their sincere thanks to Consumersfor their continued patronage.
The following are annexed:-ii) Subsidiary wise details of Dividendincome of CIL Standalone (Annexure 2) iii) The comments of the Comptroller andAuditor General of India on Standalone Financial Statements of Coal India Limited andManagement reply (Annexure 3) iv) Auditors Report on the Standalone FinancialStatements for the year ended 31st March 2022 including Report on the Internal FinancialControls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section 143 of the Companies Act 2013("the Act") [Annexure 3(A)] v) The comments of the Comptroller andAuditor General of India on Consolidated Financial Statements of Coal India Limited andManagement reply (Annexure 4) vi) Auditors Report on the Consolidated FinancialStatements for the year ended 31st March 2022 including Report on the Internal FinancialControls under Clause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section 143 of the Companies Act 2013("the Act") [Annexure 4(A)] vii) Subsidiary wise Coal Off-take. (Annexure5) viii) Sector-wise dispatch of coal & coal products. (Annexure 6) ix)Subsidiary wise details of Stock of Coal. (Annexure 7) x) Subsidiary wise detailsof Trade Receivables. (Annexure 8) xi) Subsidiary-wise payment of Royalty GST GSTcompensation Cess Cess Sales Tax and Others. (Annexure 9) xii) Subsidiary-wiseCoking & Non-coking production Production from underground and opencast mines. (Annexure10) xiii) Subsidiary-wise Washed Coal (Coking) Production. (Annexure 10A) xiv)Subsidiary wise Overburden Removal. (Annexure 10B) xv) Population of equipment. (Annexure11) xvi) Subsidiary wise details of Capital Expenditure. (Annexure 12) xvii)Project Implementation (Annexure 13) xviii) Safety performance. (Annexure 14) xix)Subsidiary wise manpower. (Annexure 15) xx) Disclosures under Rule 5(1) ofCompanies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014. (Annexure16) xxi) Loan and Advances Guarantees Investments made by the company under Section186(4) of the Companies Act'2013 (Annexure 17) xxii) Statement pursuant to firstproviso to sub-section (3) of section 129 read with rule 5 of Companies (Accounts) Rules2014) as on 31st March 2022. (Annexure 18) xxiii) Secretarial Audit Report underSection 204 of Companies Act 2013 and Secretarial Audit Report of Material Subsidiariesand Management Explanation. (Annexure 19) xxiv) Foreign Exchange Earning and Outgounder Rule 8 of Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 (Annexure 20) xxv) Details aboutResearch and Development of the Company (Annexure 21) xxvi) Disclosure as perSection 135 of Companies Act 2013 on Corporate Social Responsibility (Annexure 22) xxvii)Significant and Material Orders passed by the Regulators or Courts. (Annexure 23) xxviii)Corporate Governance Report. (Annexure 24)
| ||For and on behalf of the Board of Directors |
| ||Sd/- |
| ||Pramod Agrawal |
|Dated: 26th July' 2022 ||Chairman |
|Place : Kolkata ||(DIN-00279727) |