Govt. today announced in its Union Budget for 2015-2016, doubling of clean energy cess on coal from previously Rs.100 per tonne to Rs.200 per tonne. This move is expected to hike power tariff.
The Indian Government has hiked freight rate by 6.3 percent for coal in its Railway Budget 2015. Meanwhile, there has also been news to increase annual freight capacity to 1.5 Billion tonnes from 1 Billion tonnes.