State: West Bengal
Geographical Co-ordinates: Latitude 23° 36' 15" to 23° 38' 20"
Coal requirement (Pro.) Mtpa.:0.15
Geological Reserves Mt:685.39
Status of Exploration:E
End-Use:Steel &Sponge Iron
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed first information reports (FIRs) against two more companies, their directors and unknown government officials of cheating and misrepresenting facts in the coal block allocation scam.
Times of India reported that Indian coal minister Mr Sriprakash Jaiswal allocated 35 coal blocks without clearance from the screening committee since 2009.