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
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.
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