‘Coal India has huge potential if government stops abusing it’
What emerged out of the meeting with the Ministry of Coal?
A few positives came out as they agreed that Coal India (CIL) is free to set coal prices and committed to coal washing, but that is not enough. We need public commitment.
The ministry did not indicate how they were going to compensate us for the damages caused by interfering in coal prices earlier. We will pursue this through the courts as we have a very strong legal case.
What is the compensation you are asking for? What are your other demands?
I can’t comment on that but it would be in few hundreds of millions of dollars. We want two things — one to make a public commitment as to by when they are going to price all coal through markets and other is commitment on coal washing.
Why is a public commitment necessary?
When we spoke to the new
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