Subsequent to the development of National Coal Index (NCI) and National Lignite Index (NLI), growing concern of green coal, green mining and energy trends, Ministry of Coal sought an idea for formation of Energy Cell for assisting it to understand, and analyze domestic and global coal demand, coal pricing and to suggest and assist in implementation of new technologies in coal sector.

1. To render effective assistance to the Ministry of Coal in the discharge of its duties and responsibilities, particularly pricing of coal and administration of subsidy schemes.
2. To monitor and analyze developments in the domestic coal sector.
3. To undertake analysis of domestic and international energy markets.
4. To develop a cooperative framework for exchange of information and conduct of studies with other countries and international organizations in the energy sector.

1. To develop and strengthen the data system in Energy Cell (EC) by adopting the latest techniques and best practices.
2. Understand policy frameworks, global energy markets, Indian energy trends.
3. To analyze emerging energy scenarios, sources of energy, estimation of source wise energy demand.
4. Understand the global trends in coal industry and assisting the Ministry of Coal to make necessary changes to map to global trends.
5. To monitor and analyze trends in prices of coal and their impact on the coal companies, coal related products and consumers, and prepare appropriate technical inputs for policy making.
6. Assisting Ministry of Coal on the future steps to be taken to make the coal sector more appealing.
7. Assisting Ministry of Coal on various changes to be done to map the price of coal to global economy.
8.To collect compile and disseminate data on the domestic coal and energy sector in a continuous manner and maintain the data bank.
9.To ensure quality of data in terms of prescribed parameters such as accuracy, completeness, reliability, relevance, and timeliness.
10. To prepare periodic reports on various aspects of coal and energy sector.


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Energy Cell Annual Report 2023-24 Download Pdf File Size- 2765 KB 10-07-2024
Monthly Financial Report Sept to Nov 2023 Download Pdf File Size- 855 KB 13-03-2024
September 2023 Download Pdf File Size- 855 KB 14-02-2024
Report on price trend of coal Download Pdf File Size- 855 KB 06-02-2024