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Coal India Ltd
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As on: Jun 08, 2023 07:12 AM


The Members, Coal India Limited

Ladies and Gentlemen,

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I have great pleasure in presenting to you, the 48th Annual Report of Coal India Limited (CIL) and Audited Accounts for the year ended 31st March, 2022 together with the reports of Statutory Auditors and Comptroller and Auditor General of India thereon. Coal India Limited (CIL) is a 'Maharatna' company under the Ministry of Coal, Government of India with headquarter at Kolkata, West Bengal. CIL is the single largest coal producing company in the world and one 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, 158 opencast and 19 mixed mines.

CIL has ten fully owned Indian subsidiary companies viz. Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL), Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL), Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited (CMPDIL), CIL Navi Karniya Urja Limited for development of non-conventional/ clean & renewable energy and CIL Solar PV Limited for development of solar photovoltaic module. In addition, CIL has a foreign subsidiary in Mozambique namely Coal 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 Private Limited.

The mines in Assam i.e. North Eastern Coalfields (NEC) is managed directly by CIL.

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd is having four (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 highest production achieved since its inception. Production for the year represented an increase of 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 of 150 MT coal producing companies. BCCL, NCL and MCL had achieved their respective production 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 MT increase over 2021-22.

4. For the first time, the net revenue from operations has crossed Rs 1 Lakh 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 of Rs 23,616.28 Crores and post-tax profit of Rs 17,378.42 crores as against pre-tax profit of Rs 18,009.24 crores and post-tax profit of Rs 12,702.17 crores in 2020-21. The subsidiary wise details of Pre-tax Profit are given n Annexure I.

Highlights of performance

The performance of Coal India Limited (Consolidated) for the year 2021-22 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. For FY 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 Rs 721.38 crores) was transferred to General Reserves out of CIL Consolidated profits.

Capital Reserves:

Grant / Funds received under S&T, PRE, EMSC, CCDA etc as an implementing agency and used for creation of assets are treated as Capital Reserve and depreciation thereon is debited to Capital Reserve Account. The ownership of the asset created through grants lies with the authority from whom the grant is received. The balance of grants as on 31.03.2022 and 31.03.2021 is Rs18.90 crores and Rs17.78 crores respectively.

2.2 Dividend Income and Pay Outs (CIL Standalone)

While the financial statements of both CIL (Standalone and Consolidated) are presented separately, only CIL Standalone is listed and relevant for dividend payment to its shareholders. The dividend to its shareholders is paid out of CIL's Standalone income, the major part of which constitutes the dividend income received during 2021-22 from its subsidiaries i.e. CCL, NCL, SECL, MCL and CMPDIL. The breakup of such dividend received and accounted for during the year from different subsidiaries is given in Annexure 2 Government of India holds 66.13% of CIL total Equity share capital as at 31st March, 2022.

During the year 2021-22, CIL Standalone had paid interim dividends twice of total amount of Rs 8627.82 crores @ Rs 14.0 per share against face value of Rs10/- each fully paid up. Out of above total interim dividend, the share of Govt. of India 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 Other shareholders - Rs 2608.89 crores).

Coal India has also paid final dividend of Rs 2156.97 crores @ Rs 3.50 per share for financial year 2020-21. Out of final dividend of FY 2020-21, the share of Govt. of India was Rs 1426.47 crores.

Further, Board of directors of the company have recommended a final dividend of Rs 3.00 per equity share for the financial year 2021-22 on 25th May, 2022 which is subject to the approval of shareholders in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company to be held for the financial year 2021-22.

2.3 Supplementary Audit of Financial Statements by Comptroller and Auditor 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 Consolidated Financial Statements for the Financial Year 2021-22 are enclosed as (Annexure 3 and Annexure 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 and Consolidated Financial Statements respectively of the company for the financial year 2021-22. However, they have drawn attention to certain matters under "Emphasis of Matters".

In the audit report on Standalone Financial Statement, under emphasis of matter paragraph in point (d) regarding non-current investments in two wholly owned subsidiaries 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 Statement, all other points correspond with points (1), (2), (3), (16), (5), (28) and (6) of the audit report on consolidated Financial Statements, which are explained as under:

1. Regarding not providing impairment of assets of Tikak, Tipong and Tirap colliery at NEC due to temporary suspension of mining operations, the matter has adequately been explained in note no. 38(7)(o) and 38(8)(o) of additional notes to Standalone and Consolidation Financial statements respectively.

2. Management foresee the progress of Tirap OCP and Tikak West Extension mines in coming period and therefore impairment of the exploration and evaluation assets related to these mines have not been made.

3. In respsect of Capital Advance deposited to the Forest Department of the Government of Assam against forest lands related to Lekhapani OCP, no provision has been made as the management is under process of filing application for refund/adjustment of said deposit.

4. With regards to accumulation of GST ITC due to inverted duty structure; It is explained that CIL has already taken up the matter with higher authorities/MoC, it has been decided to carry forward such ITC.

5. Holding company could not comply with section 149, 177, 178, 188 of the 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-availability of Independent and Women Directors, since the power to appoint Directors vests with the Administrative 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, of audit reports are declaration by auditor.

7. In case of CCL, regarding pending fixation of price mechanism of washed medium coking coal supplied to M/s. SAIL & M/s. RINL, the matter has been adequately explained under Note - 38 (8) (j)(vi).

8. In respect of contingent liability related to environment clearance of CCL, the matter has been adequately explained in Note 38(1) (a) (1) of the Consolidated Financial Statements of the Company.

12. In case of CCL, related to compensation of Government land, the matter has been adequately explained under note 38 (8) (j) (vii) of the Consolidated Financial Statements.

13. In case of BCCL, management is under process of evaluating the Progressive Mine closure expenses incurred for FY 2021-22 and FY 2020-21. 16. Certain modifications/rephrasing in existing Significant Accounting Policies made during the year in case of intangible assets, employee benefits, estimates and assumptions has been explained 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 Management of CERL has assured that reconciliation process will be completed expeditiously.

19. Under SECL, additional investment in CERL is still under process and therefore at reporting date the same is different from predefined rate of MoU & AoA, however after completion of additional investment process the equity participation ratio will reach at the predefined ratio. 20. In case of CERL under SECL, in view of extension of commercial operation date, management of CERL is under process of revising the original budgeted cost for the said project.

22. Under SECL, CERL could not comply with requirement of women director in Board under section 149 of the Companies Act, 2013, since appointment of Board members 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/ lender companies is under process.

24. In case of BCCL, CCL, NCL and WCL, regarding non-confirmation of certain balances on reporting date, it is explained that periodical confirmation and reconciliations are done considering the volumes of transactions and parties.

27. In case of MCL, provision for doubtful debts to the tune of Rs 62.73 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. Due process has been followed in migration of data from Coalnet to SAP. It is now under stabilisation stage. Once, it is stabilised, the entire process would be audited by an outside agency.

3. Coal Marketing 3.1 Sale of Coal

The raw coal offtake during 2021-22 stood at its highest ever level of 661.89 Mill Tes [including 0.764 Mill Tes of coal purchased from Odisha Coal and Power Limited (OCPL) and resold by MCL in terms of the provisions for sale of excess coal by OCPL to CIL as per the Coal Mine Development and Production Agreement entered between Government of India and OCPL and 0.142 MT of coal which was sold from Talabira mines through e-auction as per guidelines of Ministry of Coal] in comparison to 574.48 Mill T during 2020-21.The offtake in 2021-22 recorded a growth of 15.2% over 2020-21 breaking all the previous records of offtake and wagon loading performance.

Company-wise target vis-?-vis actual off-take for 2021-22 and 2020-21 are shown in Annexure 5 Some of the constraints hampered despatch in 2021-22 which can be listed as under: o Less supply of rakes by railways especially in MCL and NCL throughout the year. o Unloading constraints at Paradip port resulting in less supply through RSR route to Southern India based plants. o Production constraints at Rajmahal due to land acquisition issue resulting in very low supply through MGR to NTPC Plants (Farakka and Kahalgaon ) o Law and order issues at various coalfields. o Extended and unseasonal rainfall hampered the transportation and dispatch. o Less availability of sized coal, especially 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., the power sector consumers. Sector-wise break-up of despatch of coal & coal products for 2021-22 against the target and last year's actual is given in Annexure 6 Auction of coal through Spot e-Auction, Special Spot e- auction scheme for Import Substitution, Special Spot e-Auction, Special Forward e-Auction for Power and Exclusive e-Auction for Non-Power schemes had continued during 2021-22. During the year, CIL successfully allocated 108 Mt under different windows of e-auction at an average premium of 88% over the notified price. During the year, CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) approved the single window mode agnostic e-auction by clubbing the existing five windows of e-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 for finalization of the methodology of single window mode agnostic e-auction has been initiated by CIL.

3.2 Long term demand creation

Additional long term demands are created through linkages allotted through the following schemes formulated by the government: A. Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India (SHAKTI), for Power Sector notified by the government on 22.5.2017.

B. Auction of coal linkages to Non-Regulated Sector (NRS) notified by the government on 15.2.2016.

A. Shakti

SHAKTI Policy contains provisions for coal supply for various categories of power plants fulfilling different criteria.

Until 2021-22, MoC has recommended for signing of FSA with 9 Thermal Power Plants (TPPs) under the provisions of Para A(i) of SHAKTI for an Annual Contracted Quantity 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 of Para 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 of which FSAs for 31.87 MTPA had been executed. The levellised discounts in tariff offered by the 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 by the power plants out of which FSAs for 4.84 MTPA had been executed until 2021-22. Further, the process for conducting second round of Shakti B (iii) auction has been initiated during 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 the financial year wherein a total of 4.54 MT quantity was booked by the power plants out of which 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 granted through auction of linkages conducted in terms of the policy formulated by the government on 15.2.2016. The coal against the linkages secured in the linkage auctions are supplied under the FSAs to be executed for a period of 5 years, the tenure of which can be extended further for 5 years upon mutual consent. In case of Steel Sector, a directive has been received from MOC, for providing linkage for 15 years with provision for mutual extension for another 15 years.

During this fiscal CIL conducted linkage auction for the subsectors Cement. 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 an average premium of 25%.

2. CPP subsector - a quantity of 38.33 MTPA has been booked at an average premium of 8.7%.

3. Others (non-coking) subsector - a quantity 2.89 MTPA has been booked at an average premium of 54.71%.

Cumulatively, for linkage auction conducted till FY 22, 130.19 MTPA have been booked by the NRS consumers at an average premium of 17.85% over the Notified Price.

3.3 Long term demand committed through FSAs:

Considering the FSAs executed earlier with the power plants under the provisions of NCDP and the FSAs executed under various provisions of SHAKTI, the operative linkage for 598.61 MTPA exists with the Power Sector as on 31.3.2022, which is bound by long term supply commitments through FSAs.

The total commitments with Non-Power consumers, including ACQ against the operative FSAs executed under the earlier linkage regime under NCDP, linkages secured under the linkage auction policy for Non-Regulated Sector notified by the government on 15.2.2016 and the FSAs executed with State Nominated Agencies, stands at around 59 MT as on 31.3.2022.

To cope up with any scenario of deficit in availability of coal, provision 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 to Quality Management of coal from mine to dispatch point. Now, all the consumers of CIL have the option for quality assessment of the supplies through independent third-party sampling agencies. In order to ensure supply of good quality/sized coal, two reputed global quality assurance service providers namely COTECNA Inspection India Private Limited and SGS India Private 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 end in CIL subsidiaries. Further on behalf of MoP, PFC empaneled M/S Mitra SK Pvt Ltd through bidding process for collection, preparation and analysis of coal samples at loading end for power sector.

Out of 58 coal testing laboratories across the subsidiary companies of CIL, 56 laboratories are now NABL accredited and accreditation process is underway in respect of another 02 laboratories.

As a result of conscious and continuous measures taken towards quality maintenance, the gap between the weighted average of declared and analyzed GCV of coal, based on results received till 31.03.2022 for FY 2021-22 is only 52 Kcal/kg which is well within one GCV band.

3.4.2 Linkage Rationalization:

Linkage rationalization initiatives to reduce the cost of transportation of coal and cost of generation of power were continued during the year 2021-22 also. Under the ambit of the linkage rationalization policy notified by the government on 15.5.2018, sources of linkage for a quantity of 7.80 MTPA for the IPPs was rationalized in 2021-22, yielding a potential savings in transportation cost by about Rs 457 crs. Rationalization in respect of IPPs is in the process. In addition to that, CIL as per the request from the State Genc and subsequent directives received from MoC, CIL has rationalized 7.644 MTPA for the State Gencos in 2021-22 with a potential savings in transportation cost by about Rs 624 Crs.

3 .5 Coal Beneficiation:

CIL is presently operating 13 Coal Washeries with a total operable washing capacity of 24.94 MTY. Out of these, 11 are coking coal washeries and balance 2 are non-coking with operable capacities of 13.94 MTY and 11 MTY respectively. The total washed coal production including middlings from these existing washeries during 2021- 22 was about 9.693 MT, out of which washed coking coal was 1.609 MT, a growth of more than 35% from 2020-21.

In March 2022, Madhuband Washery (5 MTY) was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Minister of Coal and is expected to be under commercial operation from July 2022. To enhance the beneficiation capacity of coking coal, CIL is further setting up 3 new Washeries in BCCL having total throughput capacity of 7 MTY. Out of these, 2 are under construction (4.5 MTY) and 1 (2.5 MTY) under tender finalization. 6 coking coal washeries are also being set up in CCL with a total capacity of 18 MTY — 2 in 1st Phase and 4 in 2nd Phase.

In addition to the above, CIL is also setting up a non-coking coal washery at Ib Valley, Lakhanpur in MCL, which is under an advanced state of construction and 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 2021-22 was Rs 5412.88 Crores (previous year Rs 7619.11 crores), which was equivalent to 0.65 months value of net sales (previous year 1.11 months). The company-wise position of stock held on 31st March 2022 & on 31st March 2021 are given in Annexure 7 3.7 Trade Receivables

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 and doubtful debts, was Rs 11367.68 crores (previous year Rs 19623.12 crores) which is equivalent 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 against 31st March 2021 are shown in Annexure 8 3.8. Payment of Royalty, GST, GST Compensation cess, Cess, DMF and NMET & Others

During the year 2021-22, CIL and its Subsidiaries paid Rs 49678.36 crores (previous year Rs 41987.79 crores) towards Royalty, GST, GST Compensation cess, Cess, 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 opencast mines and coking and non-coking production are given in Annexure 10 Washed Coal (Coking) Production– Subsidiary-wise production of Washed Coal (Coking) is given in Annexure 10A

Overburden Removal– Company-wise overburden removal is disclosed in Annexure 10B Future Outlook

Based on the demand projection in 'Vision 2024' for coal sector in the country and subsequent demand projection on CIL, a roadmap has been prepared to project production plan in medium term wherein CIL has envisaged 1 Billion Tonne (BT) coal production by the year 2024-25 and beyond to meet the coal demand of the country. CIL has already identified all resources required, including major projects, that will contribute to its 1 BT production plan and its related issues/enablers like requirement of EC/FC, land, evacuation constraints etc. CIL is committed to achieve 1 BT production plan with the active support of MoC and all other stake holders.

CIL shall adhere to 1 BT coal production plan but the demand scenario shall decide the production/supply in future.

The proposed capital expenditure for the year 2022-23 has been set at Rs16500 Crores. Further, as per the investment plan, CIL has planned to invest substantial amount in diversification projects viz. Solar Power, Thermal Power Plant, Revival of Fertilizer Plants, Surface Coal Gasification (SCG), CBM, etc. during 2022-23.

5. Population of Equipment

The Population of Major Opencast Equipment (Heavy Earth Moving Machinery) as on 1st April' 22 and as on 1st April' 21 along with their Performance in terms of Availability and Utilization expressed as percentage of CIL norm is mentioned in Annexure 11 About 400 old and out lived major HEMM have been surveyed off and 42 shovel, 428 Dumpers, 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 Capacity Equipment of more than Rs 2277 Crores for enhanced coal production target in the coming years.

6. Capacity Utilization

During 2021-22, total volume of coal and overburden handled by CIL was about 1733 M. Cum. The overall system capacity utilisation of CIL thus worked out to be about 77.10 %.

Overall capacity utilisation of CIL was affected due to various issues mainly the continued effect (2nd wave) of outbreak of pandemic since 2020 and those related to delay in physical possession of land, R&R and related law & order issues, encroachment, diversion of forest land & heavy rain. The continued effect of outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic (2nd wave) and imposition of subsequent restrictions on vulnerable econom c areas, resulted in subdued demand of coal by power and non-power sector during the 1st half of FY22 which adversely affected coal production & offtake of CIL in the 1st half of FY22, though recovered in the subsequent quarters with increased economic and industrial activities that resulted in enhanced coal demand.

7 Project Formulation 7.1 Project Implementation: a) Projects Completed during the year 2021-22:

5 coal projects with a sanctioned capacity of 12.60 MTY and sanctioned capital of Rs 1769.41 Crores were completed with a total completion capital of Rs 1727.66 Crs. during the year 2021-22. Details are given in Annexure 13 b) Project started Production 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 a sanctioned capital of Rs 132633.96 Crores are in different stages of implementation out of which 75 Projects are on schedule and 42 Projects are delayed. The major reasons for delay in implementation of these projects are delay in FC, possession of land and issues related to 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 and sanctioned capital of Rs18309.19 Crores were approved by CIL and Subsidiary Boards during 2021-22. 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 Crores were 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 coal evacuation infrastructures:

First Mile Connectivity (FMC) Projects:

Under CIL's flagship 'First Mile Connectivity Projects', 44 Projects have been identified for implementation in two phases which will upgrade the mechanized coal transportation and loading system. FMC Projects will help increase mechanized evacuation from 151 MTPA currently to 622.5 MTPA.

In the first phase, out of the planned 35 FMC Projects of 414.5 MTPA capacity awarded at a capital investment of Rs 10,750 Cr. 6 FMC Projects of 82 MTPA capacity viz. Kusmunda PH-I (10MTPA), Lingaraj (16 MTPA), Krishnashila (4 MTPA), Block-B Rail Connectivity, Kusmunda PH-II (40 MTPA) and Sonepur Bazari (12 MTPA) have been commissioned till 31st Mar' 2022.

Out of the balance 29 projects, 28 projects of 312.5 MTPA are under various stages of construction LoA/WC has been terminated i n 1 project of 20 MTPA due to FC issues.

In the second phase, out of the 9 FMC Projects of 57 MTPA with an estimated investment of about Rs 2,500 Cr., LoA/WO have been issued for 3 FMC Projects of 14 MTPA capacity in FY 2021-22, viz. Kumardih- B CHP of 1 MTPA, Hura C CHP-SILO of 3 MTPA and Mungoli- Nirgud CHP-SILO of 10 MTPA capacities. The rest are under different stages of formulation and approvals.

Target completion of all the projects is FY24 for Phase-I and FY-25 for Phase- II.

Status of Rail Projects :

CIL had identified 07 Railway Projects for evacuation of coal, out of which 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 been commissioned, thus enabling coal evacuation from the Greenfield areas of North Karanpura Coalfield in CCL.

Tripling of this rail line is under construction at an additional capital 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 been commissioned, thus enabling coal evacuation from the Greenfield areas of Basundhara Coalfield of MCL.

Doubling of this Rail line from Jharsuguda to Sardega along with coal loading bulb at Barpali and double line Fly-over at Jharsuguda along with Augmentation works of Jharsuguda Railway Station are under execution at an estimated capital of Rs 3200 Cr., thereby enhancing its capacity from - 34 MTPA to ~~65 MTPA.

3) Rail Connectivity of Lingaraj SILO with Deulbeda siding at Talcher Coalfields of MCL has been commissioned in Jul'21 which has resulted in an incremental evacuation capacity by ~ 5 MTPA.

Funded through JVs/ SPVs by CIL:

1) Jharkhand Coal Rail Ltd (JCRL), in the State of Jharkhand under CCL command area.

Shivpur-Kathautia Railway Line, 49 Km in North Karanpura Coalfield of Jharkhand - Financial Closure and Land acquisition are in progress. This rail line shall facilitate in evacuating ~ 25 MTPA coal from the Greenfield area of N K Coalfield.

2) Chhattisgarh East Rail Ltd (CERL) - Developing the East Rail Corridor in the state of Chhattisgarh under SECL command area.

Phase -I:

• The Main corridor from Kharsia to Dharamjaigarh (0-74 KM) was commissioned in June 21. The first block section of the spur line from Gharghoda to Bhalumuda (0-14 Km) is also completed and safety certificate issued by SECR. Loading of Coal 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 evacuation capacity by ~ 30 MTPA from the Mand-Raigad coalfield.

3) Chhattisgarh East West Rail Ltd (CEWRL) - Developing the East West Rail Corridor in the state of Chhattisgarh under SECL command area. This new rail line shall connect Gevra Rd. to Pendra Rd., 135 Km, and shall facilitate upcountry movement of coal from Korba Coalfield. Financial Closure was achieved in Sep'20. Construction works are underway and is anticipated to be completed by Mar‘24. This shall enhance coal evacuation capacity by ~ 62 MTPA from the Korba coalfield.

4) Mahanadi Coal Railway Limited (MCRL) is developing the Angul-Balram rail link of ~14.5 Km in Talcher coalfield under MCL command area in the State of Odisha at an estimated cost of Rs 145 Cr. Work is in progress in the entire track length and is anticipated to be commissioned by Jul'22. This shall enhance coal evacuation capacity by ~ 15 MTPA from Talcher coalfield. Commissioning of these new BG railway lines alongwith the already commissioned lines will increase the evacuation capacity to about 330 MTPA to the 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 is possessed 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 and notification 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 possession in different Subsidiaries of Coal India.

7.5 System Improvement in Project Monitoring:

CIL is currently executing a variety of projects, ranging across mining, washery, evacuation projects, Rail projects etc. To ensure smooth implementation of such projects, CIL is continuously monitoring the ongoing progress through several sophisticated project management mechanisms.

To capture the latest status of progress across all workstreams, CIL has developed a Mine Data base Management System portal. This is an online portal where all the information related to Statutory Clearances (EC and FC), Land, R&R, Infrastructure, etc are maintained and updated on a periodic basis. The status contains the original plan, key actions taken and hindrances for implementation. This crisp summary for each workstream in each project enables faster decision making for the senior management and the projects are being implemented in an expeditious manner. Apart from the above mentioned online portal, PS (Project System) module of ERP implemented in CIL for project monitori . These detailed schedules are updated on a regular basis. This schedule monitoring process helps to identify the bottlenecks, analyse the interdependencies and determining the critical action items which will expedite the project implementation. Such project schedules are updated in the common server and is accessible to all relevant project management personnel within CIL and can be updated frequently.

The actionable insights from these detailed project schedules are mapped on Power BI Dashboards to enable expeditious decision making by the senior management.

7.6 One Billion Coal Production Programme :

Based on the assessment of demand projection in the country and consequent share of CIL, CIL has prepared a road map for 1 BT coal production by the year 2024-25 and beyond. The 1BT coal production plan was conceived on Best-Effort-Basis by the subsidiaries, maximizing their production projections, indicating the associated enabling conditions, e.g. green clearances, land & R&R, and other required development activities like development of evacuation infrastructure.

However, 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic had triggered a trend of subdued demand across all segments of the economy during the 1st half of FY22 due to which the demand for coal had taken a beating initially during FY22. Deployment of resources by Contractors especially in various infrastructure projects was affected resulting in slow progress though it had recovered to a large extent in the subsequent quarters with improving situation arising out of ease of restrictions resulting into greater participation of all the stakeholders related to mining activities. In view of the above scenario, the pace of implementation of 1 BT programme shall definitely be governed by coal demand scenario, though CIL is all set for implementing the proposed programme on Best-Effort basis for achieving the targets.

8. Conservation of Energy

Conservation of energy always remains a priority area and CIL/Subsidiaries have extensively exercised various measures towards reduction in specific energy consumption.

8.1 Energy Consumption scenario

Coal Production has increased by 4.4% in 2021-22 compared to 2020-21 and there is increase in OB removal by 21.36 MM3. Electricity consumption in CIL as a whole in 2021-22 was 4571.4 million units compared to 4689.67 million units in 2020-21, showing a decline of 2.52%. Total amount paid towards energy Bill in 2021-22 was Rs 3557.12 crores against Rs 3518.77 Crores in 2020-21, an increase of 1.1%.

In terms of total coal production, specific energy Consumption for CIL as a whole, during 2021-22 was 7.34 kWh/T as against 7.86 kWh/T during 2020-21 with an overall decrease of 6.61%.

In terms of composite production (in m3), Specific Energy Consumption during 2021-22, for CIL as a whole, was 2.57 kWh/m3 vis-?-vis 2.72 kWh/m3 during 2020-21 with an overall decrease of 5.51%.

8.2 Electrical Energy Audits conducted in 2021-22

7 electrical energy audits were conducted by CMPDIL for different subsidiaries of CIL in 2021-22 (CCL-4 nos., NCL-2 nos., BCCL-1 no.). Energy Audit has been done 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 it was taken up in KOCP. In addition, MCL has done energy audit at Lakhanpur OCP. Estimated saving from energy conservation measures in the above mines shall be around 132.72 lakh kWh 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 light, BLDC fans, Autotimers and 5 star ralad Air-conditioners to M/s. EESL and they are in the process of supplying the same. M/s EESL had conducted Investment Grade Energy Audit of motors 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 energy conservation 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 low power consuming LEDs of appropriate wattage in majority of the places for quarry lighting, UG mine lighting, street lighting, office and other work pla , townships etc., thereby resulting in huge saving in electricity consumption. 1,10,315 LED lights (ECL-6517, MCL-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 subsidiaries of CIL. c) Super Fans – 11922 high energy efficient super fans have been installed in different subsidiaries of CIL. d) E-Vehicles – 5 e-vehicles have been 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 CIL subsidiaries f) Energy Efficient Motors – 36 existing old motors have been replaced with energy efficient motors in different subsidiaries of CIL. g) Auto Timers in Street Lights – 1062 auto timers have been installed at different places in CIL subsidiaries.

B. Improvement in Power Factor Almost all the areas of the subsidiary companies have maintained Power Factors as high as 95% or more during 2021-22 by installing capacitor banks of appropriate kVAR rating. During 2021-22, 23125 kVAR of capacitor banks have bee procured and installed at subsidiaries. There are remarkable improvement in power factor in some of the subsidiaries viz. ECL- Rs 14.34 crores, NCL- Rs 4.80 crores & SECL- Rs 3.57 crores. In other subsidiaries, the power factor improvement rebate is adjusted in overall energy billing.

C. Installation of Ground & Roof Mounted Solar Power Plant in different 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 ground mounted solar plants (at 4 places). Installation work is in progress.

8.4 Solar Energy generation:

CIL & Subsidiary Companies are pursuing use of renewable energy sources. 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 measures, around 31.24 million units of electrical energy has been saved which shall result into reduction of 27,410 Tonnes of CO2 per annum (approx.).

Similarly, during 2021-22 due to energy audit conducted in 8 mines of CIL, 13.273 million units of electrical energy was saved which shall result into reduction of CO2 of 10884 Tonnes/Year.

The solar energy generation has resulted into reduction of CO2 emission by 3280 Tonnes/Year.

9. Capital Expenditure :

Overall Capital Expenditure during 2021-22 was Rs 15400.96 crores as against Rs 13283.83 Crores in the previous year. Capital Expenditure incurred during 2021-22 was 104.88% of BE (102.18% in 2020-21). Subsidiary-wise details are given in Annexure 12.

10. A. Diversification into Chemicals & Fertilizers Sector:

1. Setting up of Natural Gas based Fertilizer plant of HURL at Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni

Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL), is one of our Joint Venture companies with promoter shareholding as follows: CIL - 29.67%, NTPC - 29.67%, IOCL - 29.67% & FCIL/HFCL (combined) - 10.99%. HURL has made monumental strides 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 national importance are being implemented on Lump-Sum Turn Key (LSTK) basis at an estimated aggregate cost of around

Rs 25,000 crores. Gorakhpur unit has been commissioned and inaugurated by Hon'ble Prime Minister on 07th December 2021. The Sindri and Barauni units are also near completion and scheduled to be commissioned shortly. The commercial production of urea 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 Venture company 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) based integrated 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 the country. In this project, high ash coal blended with pet-coke upto 25% shall be gasified to produce synga which shall be converted into neem coated urea. The project is being implemented on partial Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) basis at an estimated cost of Rs 13,277 crores, which will be financed by a debt-equity structure of 72:28. TFL has successfully achieved the Financial Closure by obtaining Final Sanctions of the target debt amount with SBI as Lead Banker. As of March 2022, the overall progress of the project stands at around 22%. 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 integrated Coal-to-Chemical (C2C) plants proposed to be located near the mi head. Three plants utilizing low ash coal will be set up at subsidiaries namely ECL, SECL and WCL to produce Methanol, Ammonia and Ammonium Nitrate respectively. The initiatives are under various stages of implementation. Additionally, a pre-feasibility study with M/s BHEL has also been initiated to explore setting up of a C2C plant, based on indigenously developed technology 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 prospecting licence and mining leasehold of Bauxite mine(s) in Odisha through Allocation route of MM(D&R) Act, 1957. Through M/s Deloitte, a pre-feasibility report was prepared for the Integrated Greenfield Aluminum Project to be undertaken by CIL through MCL. Under single window clearance system, CIL has received 'in-principle' approval from High Level Clearance Authority (HLCA) for setting up of 1 MTPA refinery, 0.5 MTPA Aluminum Smelter and 1400 MW CPP. Currently, on site due diligence for identification of potential sites for smelter/CPP and Alumina Refinery-Bauxite Mine is in progress. Work order has been issued by IPICOL on behalf of CIL for land and water assessment for the Integrated Greenfield Aluminum Project at Orissa.

2 . Thermal Power Generation:

This is another strategic vertical where CIL is planning for diversification. Through South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL), CIL envisages to partner with MPPGCL to form a separate JV for setting up of proposed 1x660 MW expansion project at Amarkantak Thermal Power Station (ATPS). Coal to the said plant will be supplied from SECL by means of a fresh linkage (to be applied by JVC). 'In-principle' approval from MoC, DIPAM & NITI Aayog have been obtained. As the next step, MoU between SECL and MPPGCL will be executed.

11. Master Plan for dealing with fire, subsidence and rehabilitation

The Master Plan for dealing with fire, subsidence and rehabilitation in the 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 Rs 7112.11 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 & 12 years for BCCL. A High Powered Central Committee (HPCC) was constituted under the Chairmanship of Secretary (Coal), MoC to review the activities of implementation of Master Plan. Jharia Rehabilitation and Development Authority (JRDA) and Asansol Durg ur Development 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 the leasehold 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, around 29,000 non-ECL families are required to be rehabilitated from unstable locations. Construction of 12,976 houses out of approved 29,000 houses have taken up by ADDA for shifting of non-ECL families. At present construction of 6,464 h have been completed and 6,512 houses are in different stages of construction.

B. Summarized Status of Implementations of Jharia Master Plan (In the leasehold of BCCL):

BCCL has taken up construction of 15,852 houses for shifting of BCCL families. Till date 7,714 houses have already been constructed and 4,185 families have been shifted. Due to superannuation of BCCL employees, shifting of 7,852 BCCL families are required at present. As per decision of BCCL Board, 8,000 houses are to be handed over to JRDA for non BCCL families and same has been conveyed to JRDA Construction of 18,352 houses for non-BCCL families have been taken up by JRDA out of 54,159 houses as per the approved Master Plan. Till date, construction of 6,352 houses have been completed and 2,676 families were shifted. Balance 12,000 houses are under different stages of construction.

Regarding status of fire dealing, 34 sites have been identified as fire-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 27 sites only. At present, 15 fire sites are economically viable as assessed by CMPDIL, wherein work have been awarded and implementation started.

The balance 12 fire sites are found to be economically unviable as assessed by CMPDIL. In recent study by NRSC (August 2021), 10 fire sites have shown decreasing trend/marginal indication of fire. To deal with this, surface blanketing is being done by BCCL. Fire dealing at remaining 2 economically unviable sites are being planned under viability gap funding.

C. Revision of Approved Master Plan

The time frame for implementation of the Raniganj Master Plan and Jharia Master Plan have already been expired on Dt. 11.08.2019 & Dt. 11.08.2021 respectively. As per the directive of the 19th HPCC meeting dated 19.05.2019, a draft comprehensive proposal incorporating alternative rehabilitation package, time, and cost overrun have been prepared by ECL in consultation with CMPDI, RI-1 & ADDA, and BCCL in consultation with CMPDI RI-II & JRDA.

As per the directive of the 21st HPCC meeting, revision of the both the proposals 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 and ISO 50001:2018 for Quality Management, Environment Management and Energy Management System respectively from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in 2019-20. As on 31st March 2022, ECL, NCL and WCL (83 units) are certified for Integrated Management System (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018). CMPDI HQ and its seven RIs are certified for ISO 9001:2015. Moreover, CMPDIL HQ, Ranchi has been certified in ISO 37001:2016 (Anti-Bribery Management System).

12.2 Pollution Control Measures and their Efficacy:

CIL is committed to protect environment by practicing and following sustainable mining practices right from mine planning stage. Various pollution control measures and initiatives are being taken up concurrently with mining operations, for maintaining acceptable / permissible limits of major physical and chemical attributes of environment viz. air, water, hydrogeology, ground vibrations, noise, land, etc

A) Air Pollution and its Control Measures:

To control and reduce dust generation during drilling, blasting, loading and coal transportation, CIL has taken up various initiatives enumerated in MoEF&CC approved Environmental Management Plan (EMP) of projects. The EMP is prepared factoring the impact on existing environment and forest due to coal mining undertaken after conducting an Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) study of each project. Mist spraying systems, mobile water sprinklers and automatic sprinklers have been provided to mitigate 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 rakes through Silo. b) Blacktopping & repairing of coal transportation roads and strengthening 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 mine respectively for blasting free coal extra action. e) Implementation of First Mile Connectivity to reduce transport of coal by road.

B) Mine Water Management:

Mine Discharge Treatment Plants (MDTP) are installed in mines for treatment of discharged mine water on the surface for the second phase treatment. Treated mine water is then used partly for dust suppression, fire-fighting, plantation, washing etc. As per the need of the local community, treated mine water is supplied to the nearby villages for drinking & irrigation purposes. In order to assess the impact of mining activities on ground water, monitoring of ground water levels is being carried out in and around of the mine lease hold area. For ground water recharge within mine premises and nearby villages, initiatives like rainwater harvesting, digging of ponds / development of lagoons, de-silting of existing ponds / tanks etc. have been taken. Regular monitoring of mine, workshop and domestic effluent is carried out as per rule and desired actions are being taken. Reports of the same are regularly submitted to SPCBs and MoEF & CC. In 2021-22, 80.05 % discharged mined water utilized for internal & community use and remaining 19.95 % is retained for future use and ground water recharging.

C) Noise Pollution Control Measure:

For control of noise pollution, various measures like proper maintenance of equipment, green belt development around the mine and residential area, blasting 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 major environmental mitigatory activities taken up by CIL. Reclamation of mined out areas are being 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 plantation areas in the opencast mines. Concurrent reclamation and rehabilitation of mined out areas are taken up for gainful land use. After technical reclamation is completed, plantation is carried out which is termed as biological reclamation.

Eco-restoration: For effective Bio-reclamation of disturbed land, scientific studies are carried out to select suitable species of plants for afforestation on three tier plantation concept. Forest Research Institute (FRI) has been engaged by CIL for sharing their expertise in the field of eco-restoration in the reclaimed areas. Many Eco-restoration sites have been developed in subsidiary companies of CIL with technical collaboration of FRI.

Eco-park in Reclaimed land: Eco Parks have been developed in many of the mined out areas and command areas of CIL like Jhanjra Eco-park ECL, Parasnath Udyaan Eco-Park BCCL, Bishrampur Tourism Site SECL, Nandan Kanan Eco-Park NCL, Saoner Park WCL, Kayakalp 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 restoration operations 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. The remaining OCPs producing less than 5 Mm? (Coal + OB) per annum, are being monitored once in every 3rd year. The study of 76 major OCPs revealed that during 2021-22, 62.53% of the excavated area was reclaimed and limited active mining area to 37.47%. In addition, CIL is conducting vegetation cover mapping through satellite surveillance every 3 years.

Mine Closure Plan (MCP): MCP is an integral part of the Project Report prepared by CMPDIL for Coal mines of CIL. This progressi mine closure plan also forms a part of EIA / EMP prepared and got approved by MOEF&CC as a part of Environmental Clearance. In FY2021-22, Rs 109.93 Crore has been reimbursed from the Escrow fund to the concerned Project Proponents for mine closure activities.

E) Strive for continual improvement in environmental performance.

The job of Developing approach and methodology for index rating of environmental 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 in December 2020. Accordingly, subsidiaries were advised for submission of required information/documents related to EA-EPIR of respective total 35 mines. ICFRE has already completed field visit of 06 mines of MCL & 03 mines NCL till March 2022 and draft reports 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 1st April' 2021.

2. Go-Live of SAP ERP in Phase II Subsidiaries of CIL (ECL, BCCL, CCL, CMPDI, SECL, and NCL) commenced from August 2021 and subsequently it was flagged off by Shri Pralhad Joshi, Honourable Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, and Coal & Mines on 23rd 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 India and its subsidiaries was envisaged around 51 months. The ERP team consisting of members from CIL and its subsidiaries along with the System Integrator M/s Tech Mahindra for Phase I, M/s Accenture for Phase II worked diligently and have been able to prepone the implementation of SAP ERP Go-Live by approx. 14.5 months.

5. Implementation of ERP across Coal India will give a boost to GoI endeavor towards Digital India.

IT Initiatives

1. CIL is undertaking POC for digitization of small and medium sized Open Cast Mines for enabling automatic reporting of coal production and HEMM performance.

2. CIL has taken steps for digitalization of seven big Open Cast mines through M/s Accenture.

3. CIL has launched web/mobile Apps like

Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Application for CPRMSE Beneficiaries:

CIL has on boarded on the "Jeevan Pramaan" Portal of Government of India. This facility is available to retired employees and their spouses. It facilitates submitting life certificate digitally from anywhere without personally visiting CIL and all subsidiaries.

CIL Executives Defined Contribution Pension Scheme-2007(NPS):

This portal is created for retired executives. Claim settlement of retired executives in respect to CIL Executives Defined Contribution Pension Scheme-2007(NPS) crossed 10000 mark.

Samvaad Portal :

A portal is used to resolve grievances of current employees, ex-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 its subsidiary companies is being done through E-procurement mode whereas tenders above Rs 1 Crore value are finalized through e-Tender mode with a provision of reverse auction to ensure greater transparency and better cost effectiveness during the tender procedures in goods, works and services.

E-auction of coal is operational through service providers of CIL.

Performance Evaluation, Vigilance Information and Annual Property Return of executives in Coal India is carried out through web enabled systems. Web Applications for Production Information System, Safety Information System, CILCSR, HRMS, Document Management System are also in operation.

In order to improve coal dispatch, electronic weighbridges are connected with Central Servers of respective subsidiaries. CIL is exploring latest IT technologies like AI/ML/Data Analytics in critical areas of operation in collaboration with reputed IT organizations for enhancement of productivity.

Electronics & Telecommunication

1. Initiation of implementation of Secondary MPLS-VPN connectivity for ERP usage at CIL HQ, CIL Delhi Office with DC-DRC: As a part of DPR for 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 of various IT Initiatives across Subsidiaries of CIL: Leveraging technology through various IT initiatives viz GPS Based Vehicle Tracking Systems with geo fencing, RFID Based Boom barriers Systems, CCTV based monitoring system at vulnerable locations viz weighbridge, Railway-Sidings, Coal-Heaps etc. are in place at CIL Subsidiaries. These IT Initiatives 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: IT Infrastructure encompassing Voice, Data & Video communication at CIL Office complex are maintained and monitored to cater to the requirement for smooth access to different IT services & ERP.

4. In-house Voice and Data communication systems: In order to meet the ever increasing business processes, state-of-art IP based Electronic Private Automatic Branch Exchange (IP- PBX) with support of convergent technology for Voice and Data, Radio communication Syste and Underground (UG) communication systems at different locations of Coal India and its subsidiary companies are deployed and operational for timely decision making process.

5. Integration of cloud based VC platform to cope up with multiple concurrent Video Conferencing requirement: To cope up with multiple VC requirement during pandemic period, the Web based VC on different platforms with integration of endpoints was facilitated for VC with different Dept. of CIL/ Subsidiaries/ Ministries/ outside agencies and stakeholders. CIL had successfully organized scores of webinar, 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 of inherent, operational and occupational hazards and associated risks. Coal Mine Safety Legislation in India is one of the most comprehensive and pervasive statutory framework for ensuring occupational health and safety (OHS). In India, the operations in coal mines are regulated by the Mines Act- 1952, Mines Rules -1955, Coal M nes Regulations-2017 and several other statutes framed there under. Directorate-General of Mines Safety (DGMS) under the Union Ministry of Labor & Employment (MOL&E) administers compliance of these statutes. Other major Acts/Rules are applicable in coal mines are the Electricity Act- 2003, Central Electricity Authority (measures relating to safety & supply) Regulations - 2010, Indian Explosive Act-1884 & Explosive Rules-2008, Indian Boiler Act-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 of CIL as embodied in the "Mission Statement" of CIL. CIL ha formulated a well-defined Safety Policy for ensuring safety in mines. To implement CIL Safety Policy, the following are ensured

1. Scientific design and planning of all mines.

2. Deployment of trained and skilled manpower for ensuring safety in all mining operations.

3. Provision for adequate funds and infrastructures for mine safety.

4. Provision for adequate supervision through competent supervisory staffs and mine officials.

5. Multi-disciplinary Internal Safety Organization (ISO) to monitor mine safety.

6. Continuous and sustained improvement in technological inputs for mining operation.

7. R&D activities through collaboration with Scientific and Educational Institutes and CMPDI.

8. Ensuring workers' participation in every forum for monitoring safety in mines.

9. Regular health check-up of employees and provide medical infrastructure.

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 major incidences.

3. Maintenance of accidents / major incidents database and Analysis of mine Accidents.

4. Monitoring Mine Safety Audit.

5. Imparting specialized training by SIMTARS accredited trainers.

6. Issuance of internal Technical Circulars / Guidelines / Advisory related 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 rescue establishments.

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 - Accident statistics is the relative indicator for safety status in mines. Over the years, the safety performance of CIL has improved significantly. Both Fatalities & serious Injuries figures for the year 2021 had reduced to the lowest since inception of Coal India Limited 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 and Safety Monitoring.

Continuous improvement in knowledge, skill and responsiveness of workforce.

Constant vigil, round-the-clock supervision and supports from various agencies.

14.5: Measures for improvement in Mine Safety in 2021

CIL has vigorously pursued several measures in the year 2021, along with the on-going safety related initiatives, apart from compliance of statutory requirements for enhancing safety standard in mines, are given below:

Safety Audit of mines conducted through multi-disciplinary Inter Area Safety Audit teams. Further, Check Audit for 10% of mines of CIL also conducted by Inter Subsidiary multidisciplinary team to reassess the audit conducted by the auditors.

Tool box safety talk has been introduced for effective assessment of safety related hazards before start of operation.

Personal Safety Counselling & Employee Assistant Program has been initiated for sensitization about safety.

Controls measures of Safety Management Plans (SMPs) are being complied.

Controls measures of Principal Hazards Management Plans (PHMPs) are being complied.

All mining operations are being performed as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Scientific studies of OB dumps & Benches as well as for SCAMP in underground mines.

Special Safety drives conducted to improve safety and enhance safety awareness.

Regular co-ordination meeting with ISOs for assessing the safety status of mines.

57th CIL Safety Board was held for assessing safety status of all the mines.

20th meeting of National Dust Prevention Committee (NDPC) was held for assessing the status of dust suppression in all mines.

Mist type fixed as well as trucks mounted water cannons have been introduced in OC mines.

Preparation of 104 short video clips or Animation films on various Mine Safety Procedures, Dos and Don'ts related to operation and Mine Accidents were prepared and shared with 2.23 lakhs employees including contractual employees and also uploaded in CIL website for wider circulation. The said video clips and Animation films are also displayed at conspicuous places like pit top m nes, contractor establishment, VTCS etc.

Concept of Suraksha Mitra Mandali/Circle has been introduced in this year 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-going measures 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 the emergency. Procedures for safe, orderly and immediate withdrawal of persons from danger. Procedures for rescue of persons incapacitated or trapped due to accident. Procedures for providing first aid, transportation, medical treatment to injured.

Special training to respond to critical operations and mine emergencies. Mock Rehearsals for examining the efficacy of Plan.

Demarcating Emergency Escape Routes in belowground and training on evacuation. 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 strategic locations spreading across different Subsidiaries to cater to the emergencies on 24X7 basis.

16. Human Resource Development

Coal India Limited is gearing up to meet its ambitious target of coal production. Human Resource is a major component for achieving this goal by development of its existing human resource and looking ahead with a clear perspective with reference to technological advances and growth of manpower to fulfil the growing demands of production along with diversification into aligned and non-aligned areas.

During 2021-22, various training programs were organized at subsidiary headquarters, training centres, vocational training centre and also at CIL's own in-house training facility Indian Institute of Coal Management Ranchi. This training programs were organized after accessing the training needs in the respective category of employees within the Subsidiary.

Employees were given trainings for skill development and acquisition of knowledge and skill in existing and future technology as well as safety. In addition to in-house training, employees were trained at reputed training institutes, mostly in online mode, 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 this 13292 were executives and 47976 were non-executives. A total of 3240 employees have been trained outbound, out of this 3101 were executives and 139 were non-executives. During the FY 21-22 more than 526755 training man-days were achieved for these employees including executives and non-executives (excluding contract workers). 34427 contract workers were trained in the financial year 2021-22.

Due to pandemic restrictions, 3 executives were sent for foreign trainings in this Financial Year.

16.2 Engagement of Apprentices:

In CIL and its subsidiaries, 8295 Apprentices were engaged through NATS and NAPS portals which constituted around 2.55 % of total manpower including contractor workers.

16.3 Special Initiatives:

Sponsorship Scheme for 1 yr Executive MBA in IIMs has been made operational. Executives have been sponsored in this scheme. MoU has been signed with premier management institutes for organizing training programs at IIM-Calcutta(E5-E8) for 240 executiv , IIM-Lucknow(E4-E5) for 250 executives and IIM-Indore(E4-E6) for 500 executives Batches have already commenced MDP for Senior Executives and special program for women executives was done by IIM, Sambalpur and arranged by HRD, MCL. 59 executives have been trained in association with IIM, Sambalpur.

89 executives of E8 & E7 grades have been trained by Franklin Covey at CCL

17. Recruitment

Coal India Limited (CIL) has inducted Management Trainees, Medical Executives and other Executives at lateral level through direct recruitment to fill up the vacancy arising out of retirement, resignation etc. Departmental promotion / selection was also made in different disciplines by promoting Non-Executive employees to Executive cadre. 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 Open Recruitment Advt. No. 01/2019 wherein 978 MTs have joined at different Subsidiaries. Documents Verification (DV) & Initial Medical Examination (IME) formalities of 103 MTs selected in 3rd Phase is currently underway.

2. Against Recruitment Advt. No. 03/2021, 581 MTs have been selected in 06 technical disciplines on the basis of GATE-2021 score , list of which has been published on CIL website.

3. Against CIL's Policy for Decentralized Recruitment of Medical Executives through Subsidiary / CIL, 136 Medical Executives i.e. 32 Medical Specialists and 104 Sr. Medical Officer (GDMO) have joined till date. Further vacancies in lieu of non-joining in 1st Phase, are being filled up.

4. Regarding career progression of departmental candidates: a) 275 departmental candidates have been promoted / selected from Non-Executive to Executive cadre in Survey discipline and posted at different Subsidiaries. b) 330 departmental candidates have been promoted / selected from Non-Executive to Executive cadre in 10 disciplines and posted at different Subsidiaries.

5. 11 Company Secretaries (CS) were appointed from E3 to E8 grades against Open Rect. Advt. No. 02/2021. Except one, all others have been posted at Subsidiaries and their joining process is currently underway.

6. 01 Executive Director (Indian Institute of Coal Management) on Fixed Tenure Contract Basis has been appointed.

18. Manpower

18.1 The total manpower of the Company including its subsidiaries as on 01.04.2022 stood at 2,48,550 against 2,59,016 as 01.04.2021. A detailed Subsidiary wise position of Manpower is given in Annexure 15 18.2 The presidential directives with respect to manpower for Scheduled caste / Scheduled Tribes/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 its Subsidiary 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 2,76,092 54,854 19.87 43,262 15.67 64,431 23.34
01.01.2021 2,62,292 52,000 19.83 40,063 15.27 59,937 22.85
01.01.2022 2,51,320 48,493 19.30 36,398 14.48 60,172 23.94

19. Industrial Relations And Employees' Participation In Management

The Industrial Relations scenario in CIL & its subsidiaries during the financial year remained cordial. Joint Consultative Committees and other Bipartite Committees at Unit/Area levels and Subsidiary (HQ) levels continued to function in harmony. Meetings of Bilateral Committees were held at regular intervals at CIL to address IR, Welfare, Productivity/Production, Safety etc. issues. Except for a few minor issues of local 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 Welfare of its employees and their families. The facilities that are extended to all sections of the Society like- Scheduled caste, Scheduled Tribe, backward classes, minorities as well as other marginalised segments of the society, without any discrimination, are given below: -

20.1 Housing facilities

In CIL and its subsidiaries, all eligible employees are provided company quarters subject to availability and Company rules. Regular repair and maintenance including thorough repair of these housings are undertaken regularly to provide decent housing to employees.

20.2 Water supply

To provide clean drinking water to the employees and their families, many water supply schemes have been taken up. Supply of water is done after proper treatment and several RO plants/ Pressure filter plants are also existing in coalfields that 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 through tanker

20.3 Educational Facilities

The subsidiary companies of CIL have been providing financial assistance and infrastructure facilities to schools operating in Mines areas like DAV, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Delhi Public School etc. and other Educational Institutions run by the State Government to provide quality education to the employees' children. In addition, financial assistance and infrastructure facilities are also provided to certain privately managed schools and other educational institutions by some of the subsidiary coal companies functioning in and around coalfield areas. These schools cater to the requirement of the entire population in coalfield areas.

20.3.1 Coal India Scholarship Scheme:

For employees' children, two types of Scholarships, namely Merit and General 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 any State 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 up to Graduation /Post- graduation level in any discipline subject to prescribed percentage of marks. b) Cash Award and certificate of appreciation: -Every year, Cash Award of Rs 5000/- and Rs 7000/- respectively are provided to the Meritorious wards of CIL employees who secure 90% or above Marks in aggregate in 10th and 12th standard Board level examination. c) Considering the high cost of technical and medical education in the country, Coal India Limited is providing financial assistance towards meeting the cost of education of the dependent children of Wage Board Employees to the extent of tuition fees and Hoste charges for pursuing studies of Engineering / Medical in IITs, NITs, Govt. Engg and Govt. Medical college.

20 .4 Medical Facilities

Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries are extending medical facilities to the employees and their families through various medical establishments from the dispensary level to the central and Apex Hospitals in different parts of the coalfields. For specialized treatment, where the expertise/ facilities is not available, they are also referred for treatment outside the empaneled hospital.

For transporting the patient to hospitals, ambulances with latest technology and life support systems are provided at central places in entire coalfields.

In addition, special emphasis has also been given on Occupational Health, 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 Covid pandemic, the medical fraternity and the staff have provided commendable support to the population of coalfield areas.

20.5 Statutory Welfare Facilities

In accordance with the provision of the Mines Act 1952 and Rules and Regulations framed there-under, subsidiaries of Coal India Limited are maintaining various statutory welfare facilities such as Canteen, Rest Shelters etc. These facilities are for use 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 a cheaper rate in the collieries, Central Co-operative and Primary Co-operative Stores are functioning in the Coalfield Areas of CIL.

20.6.2 Banking Facilities and Post Offices

The Management of Coal companies are providing infrastructure facilities to the various Nationalized Banks for opening their Branches and Extension Counters in the Coalfields for the benefit of their workers. Similarly, there have been efforts to bring the post offices to the proximity of workers by encouraging opening of Account facilities closer to residential colonies

20.6.3 Sport Facilities

There are recreational and sports facilities near residential colonies of workers to ensure the wellbeing and good health of the workers and their families For the purpose of promotion of Sports and Culture, Coal India has an approved Sports Policy administered through Coal India Sports Promotion Association (CISPA), a body registered under the West Bengal Society's Registration Act; and this association supports Sports and Culture by way of providing sponsorship/ financial assistance in the coalfield areas. CISPA is also lending support to various subsidiaries in creation of sports infrastructure for the benefit of larger local population

20.7 Empowerment of Women

There are 19610 female employees working in CIL and its Subsidiary companies. In order to ensure their health, safety and welfare, the coal companies ensure compliance to all statutory requirements, enhanced maternity leave, child care leave, cr?che etc Also, Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS) under the aegis of SCOPE (Standing Conference of Public Enterprises) is operational in all coal companies/ CIL for empowering them and provide a platform for networking.

In terms of the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013, Coal India Limited has an Internal Complaints Committee.

20.8 CIL Welfare Board Meeting

A bipartite forum comprising of representatives from trade unions and management constitutes the Welfare Board. This Welfare Board holds its meetings at unit/ subsidiary and headquarter level regularly. The welfare Board takes important decisions regarding the welfare measures for employees, housing facilities upliftment, drinking water facilities and all other facilities. The Welfare Board also monitors the quality of facilities.

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.):-

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 under scrutiny 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 tree plantation programme every year by the Subsidiaries of CIL. Avenue plantation, plantation on OB dumps, plantation in and around mines, residential colonies, and available government land are undertaken in the existing as well as the new projects. The subsidiaries of CIL have planted around 30.42 lakh saplings during 2021-22 in an area covering more than 1,468 Ha. (Around 1,180 Ha inside mine lease & over 288 Ha outside mine lease) with an increase of about 70 % over previous year in terms of area of plantation.

23. Progressive Use of Hindi

Coal India Limited is committed to implement the provisions of Official Languages Act, Rules and Regulations and all activities are held regularly in each quarter. The activities in the year include: 04 workshops were organised quarterly to enable use of Hindi in official jobs.

Training of employees on E-tools, Hindi noting and drafting used in regular official works and provisions regarding Official Languages Act.

Publication of diglot version of comments & Post name, Rajbhasha Sandharbhika, 2 editions of Hindi Magazine namely "Koyla Darpan" from CIL HQs.

The Committee of Parliament on official language reviewed the progress made 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 Subsidiaries in 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 of the Government of India for the purpose of training the employees in Hindi.

MHA, GoI handed over the chairmanship of TOLIC (PSUs), Kolkata to Coal India Ltd. (HQs), Kolkata Vide DO. letter no. 12024/05/ 2021/R.B.(Impl.2), dated 18.01.2022. Total 58 PSUs located in Kolkata are its members.

An introductory meeting of TOLIC (PSUs), Kolkata was organized on 25.03.2022 at Kolkata under the chairmanship of Director (P&IR), CIL.

Three departments of Coal India Ltd. were conferred with Rajbhasha Shield in Year 2021-22 for the best practices in Official Language implementation in the year 2020-21.

In order to promote the use of Hindi in official work following schemes have been implemented:

(i) "CIL Hindi Book Writing Incentive Scheme"

(ii) "Incentive Scheme for Correspondence / Drafting and doing other official work in Hindi" (iii) CIL Hindi book writing scheme (iv) CIL Rajbhasha Chal Shild Yojna 24. Vigilance Division

Coal India Ltd. has a well-structured Vigilance Division at Corporate HQ-Kolkata, headed by a Chief Vigilance Officer of the rank of Joint Secretary to Govt. of India, assisted by a multi-disciplinary team of vigilance officers. Similarly, all of its eight subsidiaries have their independent Vigilance Units, each headed by CVOs. CVO, CIL, at the Corporate Office, acts as a coordinating authority between Vigilance Departments of subsidiaries, Ministry of Coal and the Central Vigilance Commission. CVO, CIL at corporate level deals with complaints, investigations and systemic improvements on issues having multi-subsidiary and often company-wide ramifications.

During the last three years, Vigilance Division of CIL, as a part of the preventive vigilance function, studied several processes of CIL having tremendous operational & financial implications and developed specific system improvement suggestions for the management, after thorough data analysis using modern data analytic tools and sometimes accompanied by field experiments. Some of these studies, attempted for the first time ever, which crystalized into actionable and implementable suggestions, the implementation of which ensued immense benefits for the company, are briefly summarized below:

"Mission Productivity Maximization":

Dumpers procured by CIL constitute the major portion of Capex investment running into thousands of Crores of Rupees. After stud and consultations with all equipment manufacturers, Vigilance Department detected that most of the dumpers deployed by CIL in mines are having an on-board computer system named Pay Load Monitoring System (PLMS), that has elaborate provision for generating critical information about number of trips, payload weight, time taken and distance covered in each trip, diesel consumption etc.. If the data is downloaded and analysed on regular basis, it can give great insights into the operational effectiveness including loading pattern, cycle times and fuel consumption per trip. This has great utility in productivity improvement and better operational control. Although such system was available for more than eight years, it had not been put into effective utilization for improving the productivity and detection of vulnerabilities in the coal production chain.

On advice from Vigilance, an elaborate interface has been developed by the CIL management to capture all dumper related data fr all subsidiaries and an analytic portal of Vigilance is currently analyzing the same and has detected many crucial aspects for rectification and betterment at subsidiary level.

Analysis of Transit Losses:

Most of the coal (80%) produced in India is dispatched to the domestic coal-based power plants through Rail. In the past there has been several grievances from the consumers regarding short-receipt of coal in transit to their power plants. In-depth study was entrusted to Vigilance to verify the same. Such data-driven study had not been undertaken in the past. The study not only compared the coal dispatched by CIL to randomly selected domestic power plants with the receipt of coal reported by them to Central Electricity Authority, but also did such comparison for the entire domestic coal supply sector of India. This data driven dispatch vs. receipt study conclusively established that the loss during transit between dispatch and receipt points is extremely minimal and within the expected tolerance limit of the weight measuring instruments.

Rapid Loading Systems:

The rapid loading system with pre-weight bins operational at various subsidiary sidings have been studied and systemic improvement suggestion made for timely certification by Railways for using the data of RLS-PWBs for generating RRs. This measure will reduc under loading of Railway wagons to a great extent.

Mission- Quality Management:

In the last financial year, CIL Vigilance Division embarked upon this preventive vigilance exercise to study the entire quality determination process chain of CIL and its subsidiary coal companies aided by modern data analytic tools. CVO, CIL examined consignment-quality-test results of more than 1.2 million samples, spanning over four years and representing a quantity of 1625 Million Tonnes of coal. Insights gained from this study altered certain fundamental perceptions about coal quality, quality as urance, quality control and customer satisfaction. Very elaborate systemic suggestions have been presented by CVO, CIL through multiple Advisories, which were discussed at the highest level. Effective implementation of these suggestions has secured rich dividends to the company in the form of quality bonus.

Expediting of TPA Test results & Referee Results:

The intensive study on referee results of coal samples has revealed excessive delay in obtaining referee results, causes for which were studied and suggested measures for timely furnishing of referee results so that the sale transactions can be brought to timely conclusion. It was recommended that CIL might explore a mechanism to achieve TPA test result availability with in a period of 5 days by incorporating mandatory time clause in the TPA contracts. This will help in reducing the inordinate delay and multiple billi s.

Mission- Underloading Minimization:

The entire process of Rail loading and incurring of underloading charges was studied in great depth by Vigilance Division, in view of the inherent complexities involved, and suggested various systemic improvement suggestions. The implementation of these suggestions, by the management, successfully curbed the rising trend of underloading and resulted in reducing the underloading charges drastically.

Complaint Handling: During the year 2021-22 CIL Vigilance Division received 628 complaints including those forwarded by MoC, CBI and CVC out of which 625 have been disposed of during the year.

Punitive Vigilance: The Vigilance Units of CIL and its subsidiaries undertook numerous intensive examinations, surprise checks and investigations leading to punitive actions on 217 officials during the year.

Vigilance Awareness Week: As directed by Central Vigilance Commission, the Vigilance Awareness Week 2021 was observed in HQ and all units of Coal India Ltd and its subsidiaries from 26.10.2021 to 01.11.2021 with the theme "Independent India @75 - Self Reliance with Integrity". Various awareness activities, both within and outside the organization, were conducted by CIL and subsidiary Vigilance Units during the observance of VAW-2021.

25. Particulars of Employees

Employee received remuneration either equal to or in excess of the limits prescribed under Rule 5(2) of Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules 2014 during 2021-22 is given in Annexure 16. Details of Rule 5(1) of Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 on disclosure in the Board Report with reference to remuneration of Managerial Personnel of Top 10 employees 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 Sanjiv Soni-Director (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) had superannuated from the services 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), CIL w.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 of Director (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 assumed the 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. 1st February' 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 to be the Government Nominee Director w.e.f. 15th June'2021. Smt. Nirupama Kotru was appointed as Government Nominee Director w.e.f. 15th June'2021 and was on the Board for the balance period of the year. c) Independent Directors: -

In the first week of November' 2021, following Six Independent Directors 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 balance period of the year. d) Permanent Invitee: -

Shri S K Mishra, Addl. Member (Traffic Transportation) was appointed as a 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 a Permanent 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 1st May' 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 vice Shri P.S. Mishra and on the Board for the balance period of the year. Shri P K Sinha, CMD, NCL had been appointed as a Permanent Invitee in CIL Board w.e.f. 27th January'21 and on superannuation, ceased to be Permanent Invitee w.e.f. 1st Jan' 2022. Shri Bhola Singh was appointed as a Permanent Invitee on 13th Jan' 2022 and on the Board for the balance period of the year. e) Key Managerial Personnel: -

Shri Pramod Agrawal was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) throughout the year. Shri Sanjiv Soni, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) had superannuated from the services of the company w.e.f. 30th June' 21 (afternoon). Shri S.G. Chowdhury was CFO from 1st July'21 till 31st December'21. Shri S.K. Mehta was appointed as CFO on 1st January'22 and continuing as CFO for the balance period of the year. Shri M. Viswanathan was the Company Secretary and Compliance Officer throughout the year.

Your Directors wish to place on record their deep appreciation for the valuable guidance and services rendered by the Directors during their tenure, who ceased to be the Directors during the year.

In terms of Article 39(j) of the Articles of Association of the Company, one third of the Directors are liable to retire by rotation shall retire at the ensuing Annual General Meeting and they are eligible for reappointment. Smt. Nirupama Kotru 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 Audit Committee of its Board of Directors w.e.f. 20th July' 2001 and the Audit Committee was re-constituted by the Board in its 433rd meeting held on 12th Nov'2021 consisted of 4 Independent Directors, One Government Nominee Director, One Whole Time Director (Director Technical) and One permanent Invitee (Director Finance). The composition, quorum, powers, role and scope are in accordance with Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the provisions of Regulation 18 of SEBI (LODR) 2015. For the year 2021-22, there was no Independent Director in CIL Board from 01st April, 21 to 31st October, 21. From 1st November, 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 Board from 1st April'2021 to 31st October'2021. From 1st November'21 to 5th November' 21, 6 Independent Directors were appointed in CIL Board. This committee was reconstituted on 12th November 202 comprising of 2 Independent Directors, 1 Govt. Nominee Director and 1 Functional Director. Details were disclosed in Corporate Governance Report under point number 3.6.

29. Declaration given by Independent directors under sub-section (6) of Section 149.

The following independent directors had given their declaration during 2021-22 that they meet the criteria of independence as stipulated in sub-section (6) of Section 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 and Regulations 25(8) of SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015, Independent Directors had submitted declaration that they meet the Independence Criteria as provided in Clause (b) of Regulation 16(i) of LODR 2015 and they are not aware of any circumstance or situation, which exists or may be reasonably anticipated that could impair or impact their ability to discharge duties with an objective independent judgment and without any external influence. Further, as required und Regulation 25(9) of LODR 2015, the Board of Directors of the Company in its 433rd Board meeting held on 12th November' 2021 took on record the declaration and confirmation submitted by the Independent Directors under Regulations 25(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 were appointed in CIL Board. All the Independent Directors had registered themselves with IICA, Data Bank. As stipulated by SEBI (LODR) Regulations 2015, the list of core skills/expertise/competence identified and recommended by Nomination and Remuneration Committee was approved by Board in its 438th Board meeting held on 10th March 2022 for financial year 2021-22.

31 Recommendation of Audit Committee by the Board.

All the recommendations made by Audit Committee were accepted by the Board.

32. Company's policy on directors 'appointment and remuneration including criteria for determining qualifications, positive attributes, independence of a director and other matters provided under sub-section (3) of section 178.

MCA vide Notification dated 5th June'2015 had exempted the above for Government companies.

33. Remuneration policy of directors, KMPs and Senior Management - Section 178(4).

MCA vide Notification dated 5th June'2015 had exempted the above for directors of Government companies.

34. A statement indicating the manner in which formal annual evaluation has been made by the Board of its own performance and that of its committees and individual directors.

MCA vide notification dated 5th July' 2017 had exempted evaluation mechanism for Govt. Companies. However, Company had prepared a policy for formal evaluation of Independent Directors, Board, Committees of the Board, Executive Directors and Non Executive Directors and got it approved by Board in its 385th meeting held on 30th May'19.

35. Contracts or Arrangements with Related Parties

Related Party Transactions made with the Subsidiary companies were exempted under Regulation 23(5)(a) and (b) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 being transactions between two government companies and transactions entered between a holding and its wholly owned Subsidiaries whose accounts are consolidated with holding company and placed before the shareholders at the general meeting for approval. Hence Form AOC2 is not prepared.

36. Loan, guarantees or investments by a company under Section 186 of the Companies Act'2013

Loan, guarantees and investments made by Coal India Limited in terms of Section 186 of the Companies Act 2013 is enclosed in Annexure 17 37. Familiarization programme of Board Members.

Board of Directors are fully briefed on all business related matters, associated risk and mitigation measure taken by the compa , new initiatives etc. of the company. The Board of directors were also briefed about the provisions of Companies Act 2013, Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations 2015 as amended and SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations 2015. As per Regulation 25 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations 2015, the listed entity shall familiarize Independent Directors through various programmes about the listed entity, including the following: (a) Nature of the industry in which the listed entity operates; (b) Business model of the listed entity; (c) Roles, rights, responsibilities of Independent Directors; and (d) Any other relevant information.

As per regulation 46 of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirement) Regulations 2015, the details of familiarization programmes given to Independent Directors is to be disclosed on the website of the company. The same is disclosed 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 the requirements of The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workpla (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013. Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is working at every Subsidiary and office of Coal India Limited to redress complaints regarding sexual harassment. All women employees (permanent, contractual, temporary, trainees) are covered under 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 at Coal India Limited Headquarter. Charges of sexual harassment in the complaint not proved. However, warning letter has been issued to the employee.


In terms of Section 134(3) (c) of the Companies Act, 2013, read with the Significant Accounting Policies at Note-2 & Additional Notes on Accounts at Note-38 forming part of CIL (Standalone) Accounts and Significant Accounting Policies at Note-2 & Additional Notes on Accounts at Note-38 forming part of CIL (Consolidated) Accounts.

It is confirmed that: a) In the preparation of Annual financial statements, the applicable Indian Accounting Standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same; b) The Accounting Policies have been selected and applied consistently and judgements and estimates made that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the company at the 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 records in accordance with the provisions of this Act for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities; d) The Annual Accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis; e) Internal Financial Controls have been laid down and that such controls are adequate and were operating effectively during the year ended 31st March'2022. f) Proper systems have been devised to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws and such systems were adequate and operating effectively.

For CIL (Consolidated) Accounts, such confirmation is based on confirmation obtained from ten Indian subsidiaries of CIL viz: Eastern Coalfields Limited, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Central Coalfields Limited(consolidated), Northern Coalfields Limited, Western Coalfields Limited, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (consolidated), South Eastern Coalfields Limited (consolidated), Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited, CIL Solar PV Limited and CIL Navikarniya Urja Limited. However, for the overseas subsidiary viz. Coal India Africana Limitada, which was incorporated under Mozambique Commercial Code and for Joint Ventures viz. International Coal Ventures Private Limited, NTPC Urja Private Limited, Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited, Talcher Fertilizers Limited and Coal Lignite Urja Vikas Private Limited where CIL is not the majority shareholder, such confirmation have not been obtained.

Internal Financial Control & its Adequacy : (Details are disclosed in MD & AR portion)


The statement containing the salient features of the financial statements of company's Subsidiaries, Associate companies and Joint ventures under the first proviso to sub-section (3) of section 129 of Companies Act,2013 is enclosed as AOC 1 in Annexure 18. In terms of General Circular No.2/2011 dated 8th Feb 2011 from Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the Annual Accounts of the Subsidiary companies shall be made available to the shareholders on demand.


M/s Shome & Banerjee conducted Cost Audit of your company for the year 2020-21 and Cost Audit Report was approved by the Board of Directors in their 431st meeting held on 17th Sept. 2021. The above report was filed in XBRL mode with MCA on 24th Sept. 2021.

M/s Shome & Banerjee was appointed as Cost auditor for CIL Standalone for the year 2021-22. E-form CRA-2 has been filed with MCA portal vide SRN T46686655 dated 24th September' 2021.


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


In pursuance of Section 204 of Companies Act 2013, company had conducted Secretarial Audit for the year 2021-22 by a peer reviewed practicing Company Secretary firm M/s Parikh & Associates, Practising Company Secretaries. Their appointment was approved in 400th CIL Board meeting held on 12th March'20. Company has obtained 'Secretarial Audit Report' for the year 2021-22 in form MR-3 and the to their comment was enclosed in Annexure 19. In addition, CIL has 5 Material Unlisted Subsidiaries and their Secretarial Audit Report along with Observation of Secretarial Auditor and Management Reply are also annexed as per Regulation 24A of LODR 2015.


CIL has approved Risk Management Charter and Risk Register to build up a strong Risk Management Culture within CIL for achievin company's goals and objectives. The entity level Risk Assessment comprises Strategic Risk, Operational Risk, Financial Risk, 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 been nominated 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 of the Risk Management Committee had implemented the governance process envisaged in the Risk Management Framework along with formulation of Risk Mitigation plans for RTMs (Risk That Matters) of CIL.

As per the LODR 2015, risk related to Cyber Security has been included in 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 to combat 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 1st wave of the pandemic continued to serve during the subsequent waves of the pandemic in FY 21-22 too. New projects undertaken in FY 21-22 were:

1. Improvement of Infrastructure at District Hospital, Simdega to tackle COVID-19 related challenges

2. Providing oxygen concentrators and other related expenditure for Medical 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, Baikunthpur, Chattisgarh

7. Providing Logistics and healthcare equipment in Level 1 facility at Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh

8. Providing healthcare equipment in govt. hospitals at Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh

9. Procurement of medical equipment and equipping makeshift hospitals for preventing spread of COVID-19 in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh 10. Providing oxygen pipeline and medical equipment at Chatra, Jharkhand 11. Assistance for setting up digital care and home nursing centre at Bokaro, Jharkhand 12. Setting up Covid center with ICU facility at Latehar district, Jharkhand 13. Construction of ICU of hospital at Village: Jorkat, District- Palamu, Jharkhand 14. Medical equipment in ICU of Sheikh Bhikhari Medical College & Hospital, Hazaribagh, Jharkhand 15. 150 bedded makeshift COVID hospital 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 up the task to install 31 oxygen plants in company hospitals as well as in govt. hospitals. These plants have a combined capacity of 35,200 LPM and can support a total of 5,040 beds. 6 plants have been installed in 4 company hospitals and 25 plants have been installed in 24 govt. hospitals. The details are as under:

S. No. Hospital State District Plant Capacity (LPM) Bed Capacity

Company Hospitals

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 till date

Around 5.5 lakh cooked food/dry ration packets distributed Over 90,000 liters of hand sanitizers distributed Over 19.5 lakh masks distributed

Other Support

Despite lockdown restrictions, CIL and subsidiaries were able to spend 28% and 27% more than their statutory requirement on CSR in FY 20-21 and FY 21-22 respectively. This gave employment to people of nearby areas of mines in civil construction projects which w implemented under CSR. Women trained in Khadi and handloom by NCL sold masks to different agencies. MCL procured 3.10 lakh masks from women SHGs in Odisha benefitting about 200 women.

COVID-19 had a lot of unwanted side effects. Due to closure of schools, students had to switch to online classes but underprivileged students were not able to afford laptops/mobiles/tablets to take the classes in a befitting manner. CIL donated 150 laptops to students of Kasturba Balika Vidyalaya so that they can study well. CIL is also supporting performing artists who were in distress due to closure of tourist places through "Bharat Ke Kaladharmi" project.


The following policies may be accessed on the Company's website as under: -

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) Regulations,2015 https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents


6. Policy on Preservation of documents including Archival Policy under 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, the Annual Return as on March 31, 2022 is available on the Company's website on https://www.coalindia.in/media/documents/MGT7.pdf


1. None of the Director is disqualified for appointment as per Section 164 of the Companies Act'2013.

2. Company has not issued any Equity share with differential voting rights, Sweat Equity shares and ESOP.

3. The Unclaimed Interim Dividend amount for the year 2014-15 amounting to Rs 71,16,705/- was transferred to IEPF Account on 1st March'2022. In addition, 17,406 shares in respect of which dividend remained unclaimed for the last 7 years had also been transferred to IEPF Account on 04.04.2022. The details are available in CIL website.

4. Statutory, Secretarial, and Cost Auditors had not resigned during the 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 Disclosure Requirement) Regulations, 2015 deviation of Proceeds of Public issue is not applicable to the 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 of Companies Act 2013.

9. There is no change in the nature of business.

10. No Director is in receipt of any commission from Subsidiary companies 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 duly followed by the Company.

12. There is no Material Change in company business from the end of financial year 2021-22 till the date of this Board Report. 13. There has been no application 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 year 2021-22.

14. The details of difference between amount of the valuation done at the time of one time settlement and the valuation done while taking loan from the Banks or Financial Institutions along with the reasons thereof was not applicable for the Financial Year 2021-22.


1. Details in respect of frauds reported by Auditors under section 143(12) other than those which are reportable to the Central Government.: No such report of frauds as per Audit Report of Standalone as well as Consolidated Accounts has been received.

2. Material changes and commitments, if any, affecting the financial position of the company which have occurred between the end of the FY and the date of the report: No such material changes and commitments occurred between the end of the FY and the date of the report which may affect the Standalone as well as consolidated financial position of the company.

3. The names of companies which have become or ceased to be its subsidiaries, joint ventures or associate companies during the y The company has incorporated two wholly owned subsidiaries on 16th April, 2021 viz. CIL Solar PV Limited for manufacturing of solar value chain (Ingot-wafer-Cell Module) and CIL Navikarniya Urja Limited for renewable energy.


The Board of Directors of your Company wishes to record their deep sense of appreciation for the sincere efforts put in by the employees of the Company and Trade Unions. Your Directors also gratefully acknowledge the co-operation, support and guidance extended to the

Company by various Ministries of the Government of India in general and Ministry of Coal in particular, besides the State Governments. Your Directors also acknowledge with thanks the assistance and guidance rendered by Statutory Auditors, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Registrar of Companies, West Bengal, Secretarial Auditor and Cost Auditor and wishes to place on record their sincere thanks to Consumers for their continued patronage.


The following are annexed:-ii) Subsidiary wise details of Dividend income of CIL Standalone (Annexure 2) iii) The comments of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Standalone Financial Statements of Coal India Limited and Management reply (Annexure 3) iv) Auditors Report on the Standalone Financial Statements for the year ended 31st March, 2022 including Report on the Internal Financial Controls 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 and Auditor General of India on Consolidated Financial Statements of Coal India Limited and Management reply (Annexure 4) vi) Auditors Report on the Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended 31st March, 2022 including Report on the Internal Financial Controls 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. (Annexure 5) viii) Sector-wise dispatch of coal & coal products. (Annexure 6) ix) Subsidiary wise details of Stock of Coal. (Annexure 7) x) Subsidiary wise details of Trade Receivables. (Annexure 8) xi) Subsidiary-wise payment of Royalty, GST, GST compensation Cess, Cess, Sales Tax, and Others. (Annexure 9) xii) Subsidiary-wise Coking & Non-coking production, Production from underground and opencast mines. (Annexure 10) xiii) Subsidiary-wise Washed Coal (Coking) Production. (Annexure 10A) xiv) Subsidiary wise Overburden Removal. (Annexure 10B) xv) Population of equipment. (Annexure 11) 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) of Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014. (Annexure 16) xxi) Loan and Advances, Guarantees, Investments made by the company under Section 186(4) of the Companies Act'2013 (Annexure 17) xxii) Statement pursuant to first proviso to sub-section (3) of section 129 read with rule 5 of Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014) as on 31st March, 2022. (Annexure 18) xxiii) Secretarial Audit Report under Section 204 of Companies Act 2013 and Secretarial Audit Report of Material Subsidiaries and Management Explanation. (Annexure 19) xxiv) Foreign Exchange Earning and Outgo under Rule 8 of Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014 (Annexure 20) xxv) Details about Research and Development of the Company (Annexure 21) xxvi) Disclosure as per Section 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
Pramod Agrawal
Dated: 26th July' 2022 Chairman
Place : Kolkata (DIN-00279727)