IB Valley
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Geographical Co-ordinates: Latitude 21° 56' 19" to 21° 58' 04"


Geological Reserves Mt:181.68

Status of Exploration: E

Environmental Clearance

The block initially fell under the MoEF's "no-go" areas, where mining was not allowed. But in June 2011, then-Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ordered the Forest Advisory Committee to take it off the "no-go" list.

Companies Involved

Orissa Power Generation Corporation

Mentions in the media

With three coal blocks in the no-go area reviewed and cleared, Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh paved the way for clearance to another six blocks in Orissa on Wednesday.