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Govt offers 17 coal blocks to PSUs, invites proposals

"It has been decided to offer 17 coal blocks (14 coal blocks for end use i.e. for power and 3 coal blocks for mining) to different Government Companies/Undertaking (Central and State)," the Coal Ministry said in a statement.

Govt sets up IMG to look into coal allocation for govt cos

The constitution of the new panel comes against the backdrop of prolonged tussle, primarily between Coal and Power Ministries, over the issue of inadequate fuel supplies from state-run CIL despite interventions at the highest levels.

IMG recommends deallocation of 3 more coal blocks to PSUs

"The IMG has recommended de-allocation of three blocks today including one alloted to Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation (JSMDC)," a source close to the development said.

Hope to auction coal blocks by year-end: Jaiswal

CRISIL is preparing the methodology to determine the reserve price of blocks the coal ministry has identified for auction.