Chhattisgarh

Private coal mining may get a boost; government planning to amend Act to facilitate land acquisition

The government is planning to amend the Coal Bearing Act (CBA), 1957 to allow land acquisition for commercial coal mining by private sector players. Most of the mines earmarked for commercial auctions are located in Madhya Pradesh (11), followed by Chhattisgarh (9), Jharkhand (9), Odisha (9) and Maharashtra (2). The government is planning to amend the Coal Bearing Act (CBA), ...

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