India's coal demand rose 7.5 percent to 900 million tonnes in 2017/18, says minister
Updated : July 19, 2018 06:32 AM IST
Coal is expected to remain India's main energy source for the next three decades, even as the country encourages the use of renewable power generation.
India, the third world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter and one of the world's largest coal producers, depends on coal for about three-fifths of its energy needs.
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