The Centre has launched a project monitoring unit to facilitate early operationalisation of coal
blocks, a move that may attract bidders during auction of commercial mines.
The step will help promote ease of doing business in India as it will facilitate coal mines
allocatees to obtain timely approvals for operationalising the mines.
The project monitoring unit (PMU) was launched by the Ministry of Coal (MoC). KPMG has
been appointed as the consultant in project monitoring unit (PMU) through a transparent bidding
PMU has been launched for helping the allocatees of coal mines in obtaining various clearances
required from the Centre and state government authorities for operationalisation of coal mines.