Coal Ministry to launch 10th round of Commercial Coal Mines Auction for 60 Coal Blocks

The launch of this auction tranche represents a crucial step in the mission to achieve self-reliance in the coal sector.

 Ministry of Coal is set to launch the next tranche of coal block auctions to enhance domestic coal production and ensure energy security.

  Union Minister of Coal and Mines, Shri G. Kishan Reddy will launch the 10th round of Commercial Coal Mining auctions on 21st June 2024 in Hyderabad. Minister of State for Coal and Mines Shri Satish Chandra Dubey, Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana Shri Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, and Secretary, of Ministry of Coal Shri Amrit Lal Meena will be present on the occasion.

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The forthcoming 10th round of Commercial Coal mining auctions, in the wake of previous successful auctions, signifies the Ministry’s unwavering commitment to propel the sector forward. A total of 60 coal mines will be offered in the upcoming round. Among these, 24 coal mines are Fully Explored, while 36 are Partially Explored.

Additionally, 5 coal mines are being offered under the 2nd Attempt of round 9 of Commercial Coal. Of these, 4 are Fully Explored, and 1 is partially explored. Also, 2 coal mines are being offered under the 2nd Attempt of round 8. Of these, 1 is Fully Explored, and 1 is partially explored.

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The launch of this auction tranche represents a pivotal moment in the mission to achieve self-reliance in the coal sector.

This initiative is poised to foster transparency, competitiveness, and sustainability within the coal sector. The upcoming auction round includes 60 coal blocks, encompassing a diverse range of coking and non-coking coal mines.

Strategically located across different States/Regions, these blocks will support regional economic development and employment generation.

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