Coal ministry de-allocates 8 coal blocks

PTI Kolkata | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on November 17, 2012

The Ministry of Coal has issued de-allocation letters for eight coal blocks following a decision of the Inter-Ministerial Group.

“The Government has issued letters for at least eight coal blocks given to a single company or jointly,” Ministry sources told PTI.

Among the companies affected by the de-allocation are Grasim Industries, Gujarat Ambuja Cement, Lafarge, Electrotherm and Kesoram Industries.

Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has said the process to de-allocate 13 blocks was underway.

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Published on November 17, 2012
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