Web Exclusive | July 2017
Rs 3653 cr received from coal blocks
The coal bearing state governments have received an amount of Rs 3,653 crore till June 2017, from the allocation of coal blocks/mines under the provisions of coal mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. Under the aforesaid Act, provisions of the entire revenue from allocation (auction and allotment) of coal blocks/mines under the accrues to the coal bearing state government concerned. This was stated by Minister of State (IC) for Coal and Mines Piyush Goyal, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.