Morga II

   Hasdoe- Arand
Nearby Reports
Madanpur South
  Hasdoe- Arand
Madanpur (North)
  Hasdoe- Arand
Gidhmuri
  Hasdoe- Arand
Kanta Basan
  Hasdoe- Arand
Parsa East
  Hasdoe- Arand

Description

State:Chhattisgarh

Geographical Co-ordinates: Latitude 22° 44' 13" to 22° 47' 36"

Details

Geological Reserves Mt:350

Status of Exploration: RE

Environmental Clearance

The block initially fell under the MoEF's "no-go" areas, where mining was not allowed. In July 2011, then-Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said, "There is absolutely no way that I will agree to (mining in) Mogra-II" as it was in the core of the biodiversity-rich Hasdeo-Arand forest area. A ministerial panel is now reconsidering the denial of clearance.

Companies Involved

Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation


Mentions in the media

Days after clearing a bunch of coal blocks for power plants in Chhattisgarh's Hasdeo-Arand region, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today rejected forest clearance to another project, saying it is in "no-go"