Fifth tranche of commercial auction of coal mineslaunched

The Ministry of Coal has put on offer122 coal/lignite mines under the fifth tranche of commercial coal mine auction, including 18 new coal mines.

There are 109 coal mines under 15th tranche of Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 and 5th tranche of Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957. Of these 109 mines on offer, 59 are fully explored mines and 50 are partially explored mines. Another four coal mines are under second attempt of 14th tranche of Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 and second attempt of 4th tranche of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957. Further,nine coal mines are under second attempt of 13th tranche of Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 and second attempt of 3rd tranche of Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act, 1957.The mines are spread across 11 coal/ lignite bearing states of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Bihar and Telangana. So far, 42 coal mines have been successfully auctioned.

 

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