Coal Ministry prepares draft guidelines on coal block allocation

The Coal Ministry today issued much-awaited draft guidelines for e-auction of 74 coal blocks of the 200 odd coal blocks that had been cancelled by the Supreme Court.

Goa defers iron ore e-auctioning after slump in international prices

The Goa government has put on hold the fifth e-auctioning of iron ore, which was scheduled to be held this week, owing to falling prices in international markets.

Parrikar against e-auction of iron ore, favours open tendering

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said he does not favour e-auctioning of iron ore as it burdens the state government with providing logistic support to buyers, who bid for the raw material.

Railways switch over to e-auction mode for scrap disposal

To bring more transparency in the bidding process, railways have switched over completely to e-auction system for disposal of scrap eliminating need for physical bidding by purchasers.

WBHIDCO to e-auction Rajarhat plots

The West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corp (WBHIDCO) is mulling introducing e-auction to sell plots at Rajarhat on the northeastern fringes of Kolkata, an official said Wednesday.