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Construction : General1213 | May 2011 | Source : Construction Update

Coal Ministry decide to deallocate 14 coal blocks

Through a press release on Public Information Bureau, the Government of India has announced to decide to deallocate 14 Coal blocks and 01 lignite captive coal block for slow implementation/non-implementation of mining projects.

 

The Coal Ministry informed that based on the recommendations of a review committee, which was chaired by Special Secretary (Coal), it has decided to deallocate 14 Coal blocks and 01 lignite captive coal block. The government has already sent show cause notices to 84 coal block allocatees and 04 lignite block allocattees. However, the committee has not recommended any actions against 20 coal blocks which fall in the 'No-Go-Area'/wild life corridor.

 

Gondulpara of Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited/Damodar Valley Corporation; Chatti bariatu, Kerandari, Brahmani, Chichiro Patsimal and Chatti bariatu (S) of National Thermal Power Corporation Limited; Saria Khoyatand of Bihar Rajya Khanij Bikas Nigam Limited; Banhardih of Jharkhand State Electricity Board; Anesatta-palli, Punukula Chilka and Pengadappa of APGENCO and Saharpur jamar-pani of Damodar Valley Corporation are the companies, which will face the heat.

 
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