"Coal India Limited (CIL) allocates coal to various States Nominated Agencies (SNA)
nominated by respective State Govt. authorities for distribution of coal to cater the coal
requirement of small, medium and other consumers (erstwhile non-core sector) whose annual
consumption is less than 10000 metric tonnes per annum
and are otherwise not having any access to purchase coal or conclude Fuel Supply
Agreement (FSA) for coal supplies with coal companies. Coal Allocation Monitoring
System (CAMS) is developed to monitor the allocation of coal by CIL to States, States
to SNA and SNA to these consumers in a transparent manner."