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Drilling Carried out in 55 Coal Blocks of Nine States During 2018-19 to 2020-21

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Delhi, Mar 15

The number of regional coal blocks, state-wise in which drilling carried out during 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21 are given in below table-

 

State Years
2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Andhra Pradesh 1 1
ASSAM 1 1
Chhattisgarh 9 3 9
Madhya Pradesh 5 4 4
Nagaland 1 1 3
Odisha 1 2 5
Jharkhand 1
West Bengal 1
Maharashtra 2
Grand Total 18 12 25

 

The total length of drilling carried out during 2019-20 and 2020-21 in regional coal blocks are given in below table-

 

 Year   2019-20     2020-21
 Total Drilling (in (Meter)) 82,092 111734

 

 

The total new coal resources added by CMPDI through submitted Geological Reports, during the year 2019-20 and 2020-21, state-wise is given in below table;

 

(Quantity in Million tonnes))

Sl. No Year State Block Total Resources Estimated
1  

 

 

2019-20

 

Chhattisgarh

Kotmer 656.49
2 Rajadahi 2924.50
3 Pipraul 188.61
4 Taulipalli 4920.12
5 Odisha Baratap 1013.79
6 Madhya Pradesh Bandha Bara 41.61
Total 9745.12
7  

2020-21

Chhattisgarh Sirki 35.50
8 Bagra 600.19
9 Madhya Pradesh Mandaria 257.00
10 Hatta-Dudhmania 440.83
Total 1333.52

 

The total length drilling in Non-CIL coal blocks in 2018-19, 2019-20 & 2020-21 are given below-

 

Year No of blocks Drilling

(Meter)

2018-19 41 483609
2019-20 56 670153
2020-21 50 644582

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Monday.

 

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