Coal crisis: States warn of power cut; situation to normalise in 3-4 days, says Minister Pralhad Joshi – The Economic Times Video
Acknowledging the current coal crisis, Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Saturday said that the situation will normalise in next three-four days. The Union minister noted that despite adverse circumstances, country recorded highest coal production in October. He asserted that the price of coal in the international market has suddenly risen sharply, which resulted to reduction in import. While on the other hand heavy rains affected the domestic coal production significantly. Joshi was reacting to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the later’s intervention in resolving the coal crisis.