Commenting on the issue, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal told the media, "The Government is working on the modalities of coal supply contract auctions, which have been postponed to next year. With international prices on the decline, we have discovered certain anomalies in the current pricing of various grades of coal the company sells."
"It will now be corrected. Prices of each grade of coal will be uniformly spread based on the heat content across the range of coal the company sells." he added.
As per reports, the Government has asked Coal India to reduce the price of premium quality coal and increase that of the lower quality fuel.
Meanwhile, shares of the company were trading at Rs 358.80 a piece, up 0.39 per cent from the previous close at 11:36 hours on BSE.
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