Govt allots two coal mines in Odisha to Neyveli Lignite Corporation

The Government has allotted two coal mines in Odisha to public-sector, Neyveli Lignite Corporation(NLC).

hidden February 23, 2016 16:29:36 IST
Govt allots two coal mines in Odisha to Neyveli Lignite Corporation

Chennai: The Government has allotted two coal mines in Odisha to public-sector, Neyveli Lignite Corporation(NLC), for the power projects of its subsidiaries.

Govt allots two coal mines in Odisha to Neyveli Lignite Corporation

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In a notification, the lignite-mining company, Neyveli Lignite Corporation said, "The Ministry of Coal has conveyed the allotment of Talabira-II and III coal mines in Odisha to NLC by the competent authority in order to meet coal requirements for the power projects by NLC's subsidiary companies."

A 5 MTPA (million tonne per annum) power project has been undertaken by NLC Tamil Nadu Power Ltd. Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Ltd is constructing a 10 MTPA project and Sirkali Power Projects has undertaken a 20 MTPA project, according to the notification.

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