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Round 4: Eight coal blocks to go under hammer from Jan 18

Last 3 rounds generated proceeds worth Rs 3 lakh cr.

Ministry to states: No land revaluation of coal blocks

State govts had sought revaluation of land containing 31 blocks for transfer, mutation purposes.


Re-auction among options considered for 5 coal mines

The five mines which were part of the 13 Schedule-III blocks were auctioned in the second tranche.

‘Coal auction total proceeds to cross Rs2L cr’

E-auction of 32 blocks has yielded potential revenues, royalties, upfront payments of Rs2.07L cr: Coal Minister.

Days before Pillai row, Environment told Coal: stop Mahan block auction

The MoEF office memorandum also stopped auction of the Marki-Mangli II block in Maharashtra.

Off the coal blocks

Aggressive bidding and transparency in the auction process have rescued the sector from the uncertainty caused by the cancellation of allocations.


Congress yet to apologise for coal loss, says PM Narendra Modi

"Those who sinned, those who looted Jharkhand, they have no shame," said Narendra Modi.

Shell companies also in the fray for coal blocks, especially easily accessible ones

The bids by them are restricted to the easily accessible mines like those connected by railways and whose coal reserves are large but explored.

Coal auction: Govt gets 176 technical bids for 23 mines

The first phase is technical bids followed by financial bids.

Half a reform

Government does not go far enough in addressing coal crisis. What is it waiting for?