Andal East

Nearby Reports
Moira- Madhujore
Trans Damodar
Gourangdih ABC


State:West Bengal

Geographical Co-ordinates:Latitude 23° 33' 30" to 23° 35' 48"


Coal requirement (Pro.) Mtpa.:1.92

Geological Reserves Mt:237.23

Status of Exploration: RE

Companies Involved

Bhushan Steel Ltd

Jai Balaji Industries Ltd

Political/Media Connections

Manmohan Singh

Sushil Kumar Shinde

Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking for Bhushan Energy Ltd, a subsidiary of Bhushan Steel Ltd, to get half the share in the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block.

Mentions in the media

Indian coal mining scam - 35 blocks allotted without even screening committee

Times of India reported that Indian coal minister Mr Sriprakash Jaiswal allocated 35 coal blocks without clearance from the screening committee since 2009.

    Coalgate: CBI lens on Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government's recommendations

    The CBI is probing recommendations made by the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government for allocation of nine coal blocks in the state between 2005 and 2008 to companies like Bhushan Steel,

    Even as coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has emerged as one of the UPA government's leading firefighters against the opposition onslaught on irregularities in coal block allocations,Jai Balaji Steel gains on govt coal threat