Fatehpur East

Nearby Reports
Durgapur II/ Taraimar
Nakia I and Nakia II


State: Chhattisgarh

Geographical Co-ordinates: Latitude 22° 25' 27" to 22° 29' 55"

Geological Reserves Mt: 99.12

Status of Exploration: E

Environmental Clearance

TOR granted on 9th February 2012

Companies Involved

JLD Yavatmal Energy Ltd

Political/Media Connections

Manoj Jayaswal

Vijay Darda, one of the Directors of JLD Yavatmal at the time of allocation, is a Congress Rajya Sabha MP and the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Lokmat Media Pvt. Ltd, which owns Lokmat, one of India's largest selling newspapers. His brother Rajendra Darda, another Director, is the Minister of Education in Maharashtra. Manoj Jayaswal, Chairman of Abhijeet Group of companies.

Mentions in the media

Congress Rajya Sabha MP and media baron Vijay Darda, named in CBI's FIR for his alleged involvement in the coalgate scam, has a had role in JLD Yavatamal Energy, now run by the Jayaswal family

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday accused Congress MP from Maharashtra Vijay Darda of being hand in glove with Union Coal Minister

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the giant coal scam, today questioned entrepreneur Arvind Jayaswal