Coal Ministry reviews non-operational coal blocks of Jharkhand
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Coal Ministry reviews non-operational coal blocks of Jharkhand

The status of 20 non-operational captive and commercial coal blocks of Jharkhand state was reviewed by the Additional Secretary & Nominated Authority of the Ministry of Coal in the presence of officers of the Ministry of EF&CC, PCCF, Jharkhand, Director (Mines & Geology), Jharkhand and project proponents.

The Ministry of Coal appreciated the improvement in the overall status of non-operational coal blocks of Jharkhand and the assistance provided by the State mining and forest department. It was observed that about 3 to 4 coal blocks will get mine opening permission and coal production will start from four coal blocks in during this financial year. Production from captive & commercial coal blocks of Jharkhand is likely to be about 37.3 million ton in 2022-23 against 17.72 million tonne in 2021-22 and thus, there will be 110.4 % increase in coal production this year over 2021-22.

Ministry of Coal assured to provide all possible support in resolving the issues faced by the project proponents.

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The status of 20 non-operational captive and commercial coal blocks of Jharkhand state was reviewed by the Additional Secretary & Nominated Authority of the Ministry of Coal in the presence of officers of the Ministry of EF&CC, PCCF, Jharkhand, Director (Mines & Geology), Jharkhand and project proponents. The Ministry of Coal appreciated the improvement in the overall status of non-operational coal blocks of Jharkhand and the assistance provided by the State mining and forest department. It was observed that about 3 to 4 coal blocks will get mine opening permission and coal production will start from four coal blocks in during this financial year. Production from captive & commercial coal blocks of Jharkhand is likely to be about 37.3 million ton in 2022-23 against 17.72 million tonne in 2021-22 and thus, there will be 110.4 % increase in coal production this year over 2021-22. Ministry of Coal assured to provide all possible support in resolving the issues faced by the project proponents. Also Read North Central Railway runs 2.7 km long freight train for loading coal CoalMin to enhance coal production to 1.23 bn t by 2024-25

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