You are here: Home » Economy & Policy » News
Business Standard

29 mineral blocks worth Rs 1.56 lakh crore auctioned so far: Goyal

He further said 11 mineral blocks are proposed to be auctioned in Chattisgarh, 9 in Jharkhand

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal

A total of 29 with a combined estimated resources of Rs 1.56 lakh crore have been auctioned so far, the said on Monday.

"As on date, 29 with an estimated total value of resources of Rs 1,56,746 crore have been auctioned in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan," Mines Minister said in a written reply to the


Till March 31, a total of 21 have been auctioned. The estimated total value of resources of these mines is Rs 93,190 core, he said, adding that eight more have been auctioned subsequently.

He further said 11 are proposed to be auctioned in Chhattisgarh, nine in and seven in

First Published: Mon, July 24 2017. 17:18 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU