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India’s Coal Ministry Starts Coal Block Auction Process

Coal News - Published on Tue, 21 Jan 2020

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India’s Ministry of Coal has released Discussion Paper on auction of coal mines for sale of coal. It is expected to be held in multiple tranches and the first tranche is proposed to be launched in the current financial year. The government plans to auction 74 coal blocks under commercial mining. Under the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act total 62 coal blocks have been identified in the country and under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, total 12 blocks have been listed for auction plans.

Coal Blocks Under MMDR Act
Sl no.Name of Coal Mine/BlockStateCoalfieldArea(Sq.KM)Exploration StatusGeological Reserve (MT)
1BARJORA SOUTHWest BengalBarjora6.25Explored90.19
2BRAHMANBIL & KARDABAHALOdishaTalcher9.87Explored1066.64
3DAHEGAON-DHAPEWADA & TONDAKHAIRI-KHANDALAMaharashtraKamptee40.45Explored421.58
4DHIRAULIMadhya PradeshSingrauli26.72Explored586.39
5KURALOI-A NORTHOdishaIB Valley9.63Explored1680.23
6MAHUAMILANJharkhandNorth Karanpura10.99Explored101.24
7MARWATOLA SECTOR - VI & VIIMadhya PradeshSohagpur22.17Explored345.19
8MEGHULIChhattisgarhTatapani Ramkola10.87Explored316.4
9MORGA SOUTHChhattisgarhHasdeo-Arand21.92Explored432.54
10PHULJHARI EAST & WESTOdishaTalcher9.44Explored2210.84
11TOKISUD-IIJharkhandSouth Karanpura2.23Explored127.69
12URTANMadhya PradeshSohagpur3.79Explored55.39
 

Mining Plan Not Prepared

Coal Blocks Under CM(SP) Act
Sl no.Name of Coal Mine/BlockName of Prior AllotteeStateCoalfield(Sq.KM)Exploration StatusMine Plan availableGeological Reserve (MT)
1AnesttipaliAndhra Pradesh Power Generation Corpn. Ltd.TelenganaGodavari Valley4.54ExploredNo26.89
2Ashok Karkatta CentralEssar Power Ltd.JharkhandNorth Karanpura4.87Regionally ExploredNo155
3BanderAMR Iron and Steels Pvt. Ltd., Century Textiles & Industries Ltd., J.K. Cement Ltd.MaharashtraBander17.4ExploredNo126.11
4Bhandak WestShree Baidyanath Ayurved Bhawan Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley1.95ExploredNo36.18
5BrahmadihaCastron Technolgies Ltd.JharkhandGiridih0.87Partly ExploredYes5
6BunduRungta Mines LimitedJharkhandNorth Karanpura5.41ExploredYes102.27
7Burakhap small patchJharkhand State Mineral Development CorporationJharkhandRamgarh0.58ExploredNo9.68
8ChaklaEssar Power Ltd.JharkhandNorth Karanpura8.63ExploredYes76.05
9ChhendipadaUttar Pradesh Rajya Vidut Utpadan Limited, Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation Limited, Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation Ltd.OdishaTalcher8.16ExploredYes558.98
10Chhendipada-IIUttar Pradesh Rajya Vidut Utpadan Limited, Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation Limited, Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation Ltd.OdishaTalcher18.99Partly ExploredYes1350
11ChinoraFieldmining & Ispat Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley2.68ExploredYes17.85
12ChitarpurCorporate Ispat Alloyes Ltd.JharkhandNorth Karanpura5.6ExploredYes222.43
13Choritand TiliayaRungta Mines Limited, Sunflag Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.JharkhandWest Bokaro2.49ExploredYes97.03
14Dahegaon/ Makardhokra - IVIST Steel & Power Ltd., Gujarat Ambuja Cement Ltd., Lafarge India Pvt. Ltd.MaharashtraUmrer6.59ExploredYes120.99
15DatimaBinani Cement Ltd.ChhattisgarhBisrampur8.08ExploredNo13.3
16FatehpurSKS Ispat and Power Ltd., Prakash Industries Ltd.ChhattisgarhMand-Raigarh7.35Regionally ExploredNo151.66
17Fatehpur EastJLD Yavatmal Energy Ltd, R. K.M. Powergen Pvt. Ltd., Visa Power Ltd., Green Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd, Vandana Vidyut Ltd.ChhattisgarhMand-Raigarh18.05ExploredYes297.84
18Gare Palma IV/1Jindal Strips Ltd. (Now Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.)ChhattisgarhMand Raigarh10.15ExploredYes159.44
19Gare Palma IV/7Raipur Alloys & Steel Ltd. (Now Sarda Energy and Mineral Limited)ChhattisgarhMand Raigarh4.82ExploredYes239.04
20GondkhariMaharashtra Seamless Limited, Dhariwal Infrastructure (P) Ltd., Kesoram Industries Ltd.MaharashtraKamptee8.62ExploredYes98.71
21GondulparaTenughat Vidyut Nigam Limted, Damodar Valley CorporationJharkhandNorth Karanpura4.1ExploredYes176.33
22Jaganathpur AWest Bengal Mineral Dev. & Trading Corp. Ltd.West BengalRaniganj10.3ExploredYes267.33
23JainagarGujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC)JharkhandSouth Karanpura1.3Regionally ExploredNo77.52
24Jogeshwar & Khas JogeshwarJharkhand State Mineral Development CorporationJharkhandWest Bokaro2.66Partly ExploredYes84.03
25Kesla NorthRathi Udyog Ltd.ChhattisgarhKorba7.43ExploredNo36.15
26Khappa & ExtnSunflag Iron & Steel Ltd., Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.MaharashtraKamptee6.5ExploredYes89.21
27Kosar DongargaonChaman Metaliks Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley4.72ExploredYes22.61
28Lalgarh (North)Domco Smokeless Fuel Pvt. Ltd.JharkhandWest Bokaro2.91ExploredNo27.04
29LateharJharkhand State Mineral Development CorporationJharkhandAuranga10.43Regionally ExploredNo22.04
30MachhakataGujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited, Maharashtra State Electricity BoardOdishaTalcher20.33ExploredYes1400.65
31Madanpur (North)Ultratech Ltd., Singhal Enterprise Ltd., Nav Bharat Coalfield Ltd., Vandana Energy & Steel Pvt. Ltd., Prakash Industries Ltd., Anjani Steel Pvt. Ltd., Chhattisgarh Captive Coal Mining Ltd. (Consortium of five Co.)ChhattisgarhHasdeo-Arand21.03ExploredYes185.38
32MahanadiGujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited, Maharashtra State Electricity BoardOdishaTalcher31.49Partly ExploredYes1993.52
33MahuagarhiCalcutta Electricity Supply Corporation Ltd. (CESC), Jas Infrastructure Capital Pvt. Ltd.JharkhandRajmahal7.73Partly ExploredYes305.95
34MajraGondwana Ispat Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley6.02ExploredYes31.04
35Marki BarkaMadhya Pradesh State Mining Corporation (MPSMC)Madhya PradeshSingrauli6.9ExploredYes72.05
36Marki Mangli IIShree Veerangana Steel LimitedMaharashtraWardha Valley3.4ExploredYes11.54
37Marki Mangli IVShree Veerangana Steel LimitedMaharashtraWardha Valley2.1ExploredYes3.42
38Marki-Zari-Jamani-AdkoliMaharashtra State Mining Corpn. Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley2.39ExploredYes21.75
39Morga-IIGujarat Mineral Development CorporationChhattisgarhHasdeo-Arand26.64Regionally ExploredNo350.7
40Morga-IIIMadhya Pradesh State Mineral Corporation LimitedChhattisgarhHasdeo-Arand6Regionally ExploredNo36
41Morga-IVMadhya Pradesh State Mineral Corporation LimitedChhattisgarhHasdeo-Arand6.87Regionally ExploredNo34.78
42North DhaduJharkhand Ispat Pvt Ltd., Pavanjay Steel & Power Ltd., Electrosteel Castings Ltd., Adhunik Alloys & Power Ltd.JharkhandNorth Karanpura11.33ExploredYes923.94
43Nuagaon TelisahiOdisha Mining Corporation, Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development (APMDC)OdishaTalcher15.4ExploredNo904.59
44PanchbahaniShree Radhe Industries Ltd.ChhattisgarhPanchbahani12Regionally ExploredNo11
45PatratuJharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.JharkhandSouth Karanpura4.11Under ExplorationNo450
46Punkula-ChilkaAndhra Pradesh Power Generation Corpn. Ltd.TelenganaGodavari Valley4.41ExploredNo38.11
47Radhikapur (East)Tata Sponge Iron Ltd., Scaw Industries Ltd., SPS Sponge Iron Ltd.OdishaTalcher10.16ExploredYes176.33
48Radhikapur (West)Rungta Mines Limited, OCL India Ltd., Ocean Ispat Ltd.OdishaTalcher10.29ExploredYes312.04
49Rajgamar Dipside (Deavnara)API Ispat & Powertech Pvt. Ltd., CG Sponge Manufacturers Consortium Coalfield Pvt. Ltd.ChhattisgarhKorba7.14ExploredNo78.46
50Rajhara North (Central & Eastern)Mukund Limited, Vini Iron & Steel Udyog LimitedJharkhandDaltonganj1.09ExploredYes20.27
51Ramchandi Promotion BlockJindal Steel & Power LimitedOdishaTalcher12.39Regionally ExploredNo1500
52Rauta Closed mineJharkhand State Mineral Development CorporationJharkhandRamgarh1.75Not exploredNo7
53Rawanwara NorthSKS Ispat Limited.Madhya PradeshPench Kanhan16.42ExploredNo266.26
54SayangAES Chhattisgarh Energy Pvt. Ltd.ChhattisgarhMand-Raigarh12.51Regionally ExploredNo150
55Semaria/ PipariaMadhya Pradesh State Mining Corporation (MPSMC)Madhya PradeshUmaria5.28ExploredNo38.6
56SeregarhaArcelor Mittal India Ltd., GVK Power (Govindwal Sahib) Ltd.JharkhandNorth Karanpura3.7ExploredYes187.29
57Shahapur EastNational Mineral Dev. Corp.Madhya PradeshSohagpur6.59ExploredYes63.36
58Shahpur WestNational Mineral Dev. Corp.Madhya PradeshSohagpur6.19ExploredYes52.68
59Shankarpur Bhatgaon II Extn.Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation LimitedChhattisgarhBisrampur33.77ExploredYes80.64
60SitanalaSteel Authority of India Ltd.JharkhandJharia3.17ExploredYes100.9
61SondhiaChhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation LimitedChhattisgarhTatapani Ramkola10.74ExploredYes50.18
62Takli-Jena-Bellora (North) & Takli-Jena-Bellora (South)Central Collieries Co. Ltd. and Lloyds Metals & Engineering Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley9.36ExploredNo117.24
63Thesgora-B/ RudrapuriKamal Sponge Steel & Power Limted, Revati Cement P. Ltd.Madhya PradeshPench Kanhan5.25ExploredYes45.04
64Urma-PaharitolaJharkhand State Electricity Board, Bihar State Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.JharkhandRajmahal9.76Regionally ExploredNo579.3
65Urtan NorthJindal Steel & Power Ltd., Monet Ispat and Energy Ltd.Madhya PradeshSohagpur4.77ExploredYes69.82
66WaroraMaharashtra State Mining Corporation Limited (MSMCL)MaharashtraWardha Valley7.3ExploredNo73.75
67Warora (West) Southern PartFieldmining & Ispat Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley2.3Partly ExploredYes12.77
68Warora West (North)Bhatia International Ltd.MaharashtraWardha Valley1.3ExploredYes9.87
 

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 21 Jan 2020
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