Union Minister Piyush Goyal Updates Parliament On Auctioning of Coal Blocks

No coal mine / block has been auctioned in the last one year under the provisions of the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. However, 6 coal mines have been allotted to State Government Undertakings for sale of coal in the last one year under the provisions of the said Act.

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Updates Parliament On Auctioning of Coal Blocks

The government has so far allocated 82 coal blocks and mines by way of auction / allotment under the provisions of the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 and the Rules made thereunder. Of these 82 coal mines, 31 have been allocated through e-auction and 51 by way of allotment.