(The Gist of PIB) Rohne and Rabodih Coal Mines  [JANUARY-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) Rohne and Rabodih Coal Mines


Rohne and Rabodih Coal Mines

  • The Ministry of Coal has allotted two Coking Coal mines, Rohne and Rabodih located in Jharkhand, to the Steel Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE’s).

Key highlights:

  • Allocated under the Coal Mines (Special Provision) Act, 2015, these mines located in Jharkhand will add about more than 10 MT per annum and boost the coking coal production in the country.
  • The ‘Rohne’ Coal Mine has been allotted to National Mineral Development Corporation Limited.
  • The ‘Robodih OCP’ coal mine has been allotted to Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited.
  • This allotment is in addition to 5 coal mines which have been allocated to successful bidders and 6 coal mines which have allotted to PSU’s. In all, the 13 mines will add more than 35 MT per annum coal to the domestic availability of coal.

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