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SCCL Plans to Produce 10 million tonne of Coal from Naini Block in Odisha

Coal News - Published on Mon, 15 Jul 2019

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Singareni Collieries Company Limited is chalking out plans to produce 10 million tonnes of coal per annum from Naini coal block in Odisha even as production is expected to commence from February 2021. Drilling, which is part of the preparatory work, has been taken up at two places in the coal block area. It has been decided that permission of the Odisha government and the forest department are to be obtained by March 2020 and coal production is to start by February 2021. The company is making plans for production of 1 crore tonnes of coal production every year.

The Naini Block is estimated to have 340 million tonnes of coal reserves.

The release said that SCCL CMD N Sridhar has met Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi in Bhubaneswar.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Mon, 15 Jul 2019
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