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Cabinet approves continuation of exploration of coal and lignite scheme

Coal News - Published on Fri, 08 Feb 2019

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UNI reported that Cabinet approved the proposal for continuation of the Scheme of Exploration of Coal and Lignite with an expected expenditure of INR 1,875 crore. The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The approved scheme is for carrying out 24,41,500 meter of drilling and 3575 line km (LKM) of surface geophysical survey for Promotional (Regional) Exploration &Detailed drilling in Non CIL Block in Coal & Lignite along with CBM/Shale gas studies and associated studies to estimate and prove coal resources during 3 years period, an official document said.

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Posted By : Ratan Singh on Fri, 08 Feb 2019
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