Select Committee recommends unchanged coal bill to Rajya Sabha

Coal bill has seen dissent note from the Congress as well as CPI (M). The report of the Select Committee was to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today.

Mar 18, 2015 04:03 IST India Infoline News Service

Coal extraction-mine excavator
Select Panel on Coal Chairperson Anil Dave has experessed confidence that Coal Bill will get support from opposition parties. According to media reports, the Select Committee on coal has proposed that Coal Bill is to be passed by Rajya Sabha without modifications. The report was prepared after six rounds of discussions by the 19-member panel in the last six days.

Coal bill, along with the land acquisition bill has been a big bone of contention between the government and the opposition parties. Coal bill has seen dissent note from the Congress as well as CPI (M). The report of the Select Committee was to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha today.

"We have incorporated most suggestions made by parties in the panel report and have made observations regarding labourers' rights protection", Dave said

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