Coal Ministry has decided to allot Parbatpur coal block to Steel Authority of India. Coal Secretary has tweeted the decision made by coal Ministry.
Parbatpur coal block has been withdrawn from the list in last coal block E auction.
Parbatpur Central coal mine in Jharkhand — was withdrawn from the process on representation that it contains gas.
In a notice to the bidders of Parbatpur Central and Chitarpur mines, the Coal Ministry said yesterday: “…bidders may kindly note that the Parbatpur Central Coal Mine is withdrawn from the process of auction.
The Supreme Court in September last year had cancelled allocation of 204 coal mines to companies without auction.
Decision taken to allocate Parbatpur Coal Block to Steel Authority of India (SAIL).
— Anil Swarup (@swarup58) October 6, 2015