Puta Parogia

   Hasdoe- Arand
Nearby Reports
  Hasdoe- Arand
Morga III
  Hasdoe- Arand
Morga IV
  Hasdoe- Arand
Morga I
  Hasdoe- Arand
  Hasdoe- Arand




Geological Reserves Mt:692.16

Status of Exploration: RE

Environmental Clearance

The block initially fell under the MoEF's "no-go" areas, where mining was not allowed, because it fell in the heavily forested Hasdeo-Arand region . But after the MoEF withdrew the "go, no-go" classification, several private companies have expressed interest in bidding for the Surguja UMPP and its associated blocks.

Companies Involved

Irregularities in Allocation / Use

Mentions in the media

Even as coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has emerged as one of the UPA government's leading firefighters against the opposition onslaught on irregularities in coal block allocations,

    Times of India reported that Indian coal minister Mr Sriprakash Jaiswal allocated 35 coal blocks without clearance from the screening committee since 2009.

    New Delhi: State-owned steel major SAIL has approached the Coal Ministry for allocation of two or three coal blocks under the government dispensation route for meeting fuel requirements of its captive power plants.