Monday, May 27, 2013

Coal ministry to issue show cause notices to 30 coal block allottees next month

New Delhi, The coal ministry will begin issuing show cause notices next month to 30 captive mine allottees, including NTPC, Jindal Steel and Power, Tata Steel and SAIL, for delay in development of their respective blocks, sources said.

\"Everything is ready and the Coal Ministry will begin issuing notices to 30 coal block allottees which include NTPC, SAIL and Tata Steel, in June,\" sources close to the development said. An inter-ministerial group (IMG) took the decision on the same in its meeting this month, they said.

The developers would be given up to a month\'s time to respond as to why their blocks should not get cancelled owing to delays in the development of their respective blocks.

Of the 30 blocks, for which show-cause notices would be issued, four blocks belong to Jinda

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