Coal auction to get Rs 3.45 lakh crore; Rs 36k crore saving via DBT: Government

Publicising its work on the completion of two years in power, government said on Sunday that coal auction will bring Rs 3.45 lakh crore to the nation's kitty and Rs 36,500 crore would be saved on account of checking leakages through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG subsidy.

Last Updated: May 30, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Coal auction to get Rs 3.45 lakh crore; Rs 36k crore saving via DBT: Government

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Publicizing its work on the completion of two years in power, government said on Sunday that coal auction will bring Rs 3.45 lakh crore to the nation's kitty and Rs 36,500 crore would be saved on account of checking leakages through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG subsidy.

"Previous 2G auction enriched select few while current spectrum auction fetched Rs 1.09 lakh crore for the nation. Previous coal auction steeped in corruption. Now coal auction to bring Rs 3.45 lakh crore," according to the government .

With PTI inputs