The Government has
proposed to set up an independent Coal Regulatory Authority to regulate
and conserve resources in the coal sector. The draft Bill, 2012 for
setting up of Independent Regulatory Authority for coal sector has been
referred for consideration of a Group of Ministers and thereafter the
details will be finalized.
This was informed by Shri Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, Minister of State in
the Ministry of Coal while replying a written question in Rajya Sabha