Bhubaneswar: Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd has won the bid for two coal mines in Odisha. Both coal mines are Ghogharpalli and its Dip Extension mines are situated in Sundergargh.
Notably, The Ministry of Coal had launched the auction of coal mines for commercial mining under second attempt of 4th Tranche of CMSP Act & MMDR Act and 5th Tranche of CMSP Act & MMDR Act on March 30, 2022. On the 2nd day of the e-auction today , two coal mines were put up for auction of which both coal mines were MMDR coal mines. which were put up for e-auction by the government for commercial mining purposes on Wednesday.
Both the coal mines are fully explored. The total geological reserves for the coal mines are 1288.28 Million Tonnes.
Peak Rae Capacity (PRC) for the coal mines is 20.00 million ton per annum.