Subsequent to the successful launch of the 1st Edition covering detailed profile of 101 Coal Blocks, InfraInsights Consulting is now coming-out with the 2nd Edition of Due Diligence of Captive Coal Blocks, InfraInsights Consulting will cover the remaining 103 coal blocks out of the 204 de-allocated captive coal blocks.

The list of blocks that will be put under a close review and analysis in our 2nd Edition is annexed (please see the end of the flyer).

InfraInsights through its report, "Critical Analysis on the Regulations, Bidding Parameters and Evaluation of Captive Coal Blocks under the new set of Bidding: 2nd Edition" aims to provide a critical analysis of the regulatory environment, bidding considerations, quantitative & qualitative assessment of the blocks on offer and finally a high-level outlook on the situation of supply-chain in order to assist the bidders, investors, developers, contractors and other key stakeholders in selecting potential blocks for bidding and also providing valuable insights to assist in strategy making.

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Background
  3. Evolution of Captive Coal Block Mining in India:
    1. Reason for allowing commercial mining for Captive Coal Blocks
    2. Captive Coal Block mining potential as per the blocks awarded earlier
    3. Projected vs Actual growth in Captive Coal mining and production
    4. Issues & Challenges involved in earlier Captive Coal Mining
    5. Recent changes in the Captive Coal Mining Sector, including outlook of the incumbent government towards domestic coal scenario & captive coal
  4. Existing and Evolving Regulatory Landscape in Coal Sector:
  5. High-level Analysis of the Bidding Guidelines & Parameters
    1. Eligibility Criteria
    2. Bidding Norms
    3. Guidelines for putting Technical and Financial bids
    4. Key check-points and considerations of the bidding process
    5. Illustrative case providing a high-level analysis of a competitive bid vs. uncompetitive bid
  6. Understanding the impact of Captive Coal Blocks on different industries, such as: Power, Steel and Cement
    1. Understanding the demand-supply constrains by different industry segments
    2. Understanding the role of domestic coal on the overall business of the different industry segments
    3. Understanding the extent of requirement of coal by different industry segments
  7. Understanding the price appetite of different industries for coal
    1. Understanding the downstream market dynamics of different coal consuming industries
    2. Understanding the level of cushion with the industries to pass-through the coal price variations
    3. Identifying the typical range of coal prices as per the appetite of coal consuming industries
  8. Mapping of Captive Coal Blocks that have been de-allocated:
    1. Location of blocks, proximity to railway and road
    2. Broad outlook on the geological aspects of the mines put under bidding, including nature of land
    3. Outlook on reserve size, actual production curve, etc
  9. Understanding the existing infrastructure for the blocks that are in production and that are in advanced stage of getting operational:
    1. Outlook on infrastructure in place for production of coal
    2. Outlook on the infrastructure for the mines that were producing
    3. Outlook on key players and companies that were engaged in the production and development of mines
  10. High level analysis of the current position of clearances & approvals for the Captive Coal Blocks put on offer
  11. Evaluation of Captive Coal Blocks suitable for different industries or end-use plant
  12. Understanding of the logistics & supply infrastructure such as railway and road connectivity to the coal blocks put on offer
    1. Mapping of existing railways and road infrastructure, connectivity
    2. Understanding of bottlenecks and gaps in infrastructure that may pose challenges in future
  13. Comparative Analysis of coal blocks put on bidding
  14. Conclusion

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