Ministry of Coal issues allocation orders to three coal mines

The Ministry of Coal has issued allocation orders for three more coal mines under the commercial coal mining.

The cumulative production capacity of these three coal mines is 3.7 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) and geological reserves are 156.57 mt. These mines are expected to generate an annual revenue of Rs 4.08 billion and will attract capital investment of Rs 5.50 billion. With the allocation of these coal mines, allocation orders have been issued for 48 coal mines so far with cumulative peak rated capacity of 89 mtpa under commercial mining.