Nearby Reports
Fatehpur East
Durgapur II/ Taraimar
Nakia I and Nakia II


State: Chhattisgarh

Geographical Co-ordinates: Latitude 22° 25' 22" to 22° 28' 54"


Geological Reserves Mt: 73.85

Status of Exploration: E

Environmental Clearance

Date of Receipt of application for obtaining Terms of Reference : 01/12/2011. Considered in EAC (T&C) meeting on 23rd-24th April 2011.(Projects Awaiting TOR (Projects received After 30th April 2009) As on 07th November 2012)

Companies Involved

Prakash Industries Ltd

Political/Media Connections

Sudhir Kumar Sahai, brother of Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai, is an Honorary Director of SKS Ispat and Power Ltd. Subodh Kant Sahai wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking for his 'personal intervention' for the allotment of coal blocks to SKS Ispat and Power Ltd.

Mentions in the media

Congress may have denied that tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahai pressured the Prime Minister's Office into allocating coal blocks for SKS Ispat and Power,

    Acting further on the recommendations of the Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) set up to review the allocation of coal blocks,