Pralhad Joshi

India And Argentina Collaborate To Explore Lithium Mines

Argentina and India have joined hands to set up a lithium exploration and mining project in Catamarca, Argentina. The government will explore the development of 5 lithium brine blocks viz 1. Cortadera-I, 2. Cortadera-VII, 3. Cortadera-VIII, 4. Cateo-2022-01810132 and 5. Cortadera-VI by Khanij Bidesh India Limited (KABIL). With this Agreement, KABIL has obtained ‘Exploration and […]

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India Hints At Developing Lithium From Lab To Reality

Union Minister of Mines and Coal Pralhad Joshi, in his recent reply made before the Lok Sabha, said that India has already made successful attempts to extract Lithium from the mineral concentrate on a laboratory scale. He also said that the country was able to develop technologies to utilize the Lithium sources present in the […]

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With 224MW Solar Capacity, SCCL Achieves 40% of Its Net Zero Targets

Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi recently told the Parliament that the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) had achieved around 40 percent of its net-zero targets. The Minister disclosed this information while responding to a coal supply and consumption query. He said that both Coal India Limited (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) are working […]

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Coal India to Install 1190 MW Solar Plant in Rajasthan

State-owned Coal India Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RVUN) for the development of 1190 MW solar plant in the state of Rajasthan. This initiative is part of Coal India’s diversification program for clean coal energy. Pralhad Joshi, the Union Minister for Coal, Mines & Parliamentary Affairs, […]

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Australia Will Now Supply Lithium, Other Critical Minerals To India

Australia has committed to supplying critical minerals, like cobalt and lithium, to augment India’s electric vehicles, solar power, defence and other strategic segments. During the Australian visit of India’s Minister for Coal and Mines, Pralhad Joshi, Australia’s Minister for Resources and Minister for Northern Australia, Madeleine King held that the island country would commit AUD […]

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