News Brief | November 2016
Govt signs allotment pacts with state PSUs for 7 coal mines
GoI has allotted seven coal mines to state companies, for undertaking commercial mining and sale of the dry fuel. Among the allotted blocks, Baitarni West coal mine in Odisha was given to Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd, Dahegaon/Makardhokra IV mine in Maharashtra was alloted to Maharashtra State Mining Corp Ltd, Maharashtra State Mining Corp Ltd and Gourangdih ABC block in West Bengal was alloted to West Bengal Mineral Development & Trading Corp Ltd, an official source said. Besides this, the Patal East in Jharkhand has been alloted to Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corp Ltd and Penagaddppa mine in Telangana alloted to Singareni Collieries Company Ltd. The allotment of coal blocks is part of government´s decision to open up the coal sector for commercial mining.
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