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Star Rating Registration Process For Coal Mines

Star Rating Registration Process For Coal Mines:

The Ministry of Coal has announced the commencement of the Star Rating Registration process of Coal and Lignite Mines for the financial year 2022-23.

  • The Star Rating policy aims to evaluate mines based on various factors across seven key parameters namely,
    • Mining Operations,
    • Environment-related parameters,
    • Adoption of Technologies,
    • Best Mining Practices,
    • Economic performance,
    • Rehabilitation & Resettlement,
    • Worker-related Compliance and Safety & security.
  • Participating mines will undergo a self-evaluation process, and the top 10% performing mines will be further validated through inspections conducted by a committee.
  • While the remaining 90% of the mines will undergo an online review process, all participants can contribute to the evaluation by reviewing other mines.
  • The evaluation will be conducted by the Coal Controller’s Organization.
  • The ratings awarded range from Five Star to NO Star, comprehensively evaluating each mine’s achievements.
  • It aims to foster competitiveness among mines and recognize their outstanding performance based on compliance of statutory provisions, adoption of advanced mining technology and economic achievements.