JSW, Bhushan, Monnet lose coal mines
"It has been decided to deallocate Gourangdih ABC coal block in the state of West Bengal from Himachal EMTA Power Ltd and JSW Steel Ltd.
In addition it has been decided to forfeit 50 per cent of Bank Guarantee related to the development of coal block as per the recommendation of IMG (Inter-Ministerial Group)...The Bank Guarantee to the extent of Rs 6.67 crore be deducted," the Coal Ministry said in a letter dated November 23.
With regard to New Patrapara coal block, the Coal Ministry said in a letter dated November 23, "It has been decided to deallocate New Patrapara coal block in Orissa."
The mine was jointly allocated to eight firms, including Bhushan Steel & Strips and Adhunik Metaliks.
"In addition, it is further decided to return the full bank guarantee amount without any deduction," the letter said.
The Coal Ministry in another letter to Monnet Ispat said that "the Bank Guarantee as calculated by Coal Controller's to the extent of Rs 62.832 crore equal to three years royalty is to be deposited by the allocatee company within the period of one month from the date of letter failing which the block may be deallocated."
In case of Domco Smokeless Fuels, the ministry said in a letter to the company that "it has been decided to deallocate the Lalgarh (North) coal
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