Urtan North

   National Highway 78, Madhya Pradesh 484224, India
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Description

State: Madhya Pradesh

Geographical Co-ordinates: Latitude 23° 14'' 31" to 23° 16'' 20" Longitude 81° 58' 48" to 82° 01' 17"

Details

Captive Dispensation / Govt. Disp./ Ultra Mega Power Proj. (UMPP):cd

Coal requirement (Pro.) Mtpa.:2

Geological Reserves Mt:46.55

Status of Exploration:PE

End-Use:SpongeIron

Companies Involved

Jindal Power & Steel


Political/Media Connections

Sandeep Jajodia


Naveen Jindal

Sandeep Jajodia, Chairman of Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd, is the brother-in-law of Naveen Jindal, a Congress MP and the Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.

Irregularities in Allocation / Use

Hansraj Ahir


Manmohan Singh

BJP MP Hansraj Ahir has said that the Coal Ministry allocated the block without clearance from the screening committee

Naveen Jindal had written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in July 2008 asking that the block be allocated exclusively to his company, Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.

Mentions in the media

Coalgate: Sriprakash Jaiswal allotted 35 coal blocks without screening panel’s nod, BJP MP says

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,

    Jindal lobbied for coal block but didn’t get it

    New Delhi: Naveen Jindal, a lawmaker belonging to India’s ruling Congress party, lobbied for exclusive allocation of a coal block to his company Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) by writing to the Prime Minister.