District: Hazaribagh and Ramgarh
Coal requirement (Pro.) Mtpa.: 2.32
Geological Reserves Mt: 92.3
Status of Exploration: E
The mine was granted Environmental Clearance on 24th September 2008.
This was extended in 2013, given a change in production capacity. No public hearing was conducted for this expansion:
After the 2014 Supreme Court verdict on the Coal Scam, this coal block was then won by Essar Power in the new auctions.
Transferred environment clearance (without the conduct of a new public hearing)
Transferred forest clearance (without the conduct of new gram sabhas to ascertain consent of affected adivasi communities).