Prakash Industries on Wednesday emerged as the highest bidder for Bhaskarpara coal block in Chhattisgarh, an official said.
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) was the highest bidder for Gare Palma IV/1 coal block in Chhattisgarh with a bid price of Rs 230 per tonne on Monday. Birla Corporation Ltd bagged the Bikram coal block in Madhya Pradesh with a bid price of Rs 154 per tonne last week.
Six mines are on offer. Auctions for four blocks have been completed, the official said.
The bidding for Jagannathpur B block and Jamkhani block will take place on Thursday and Friday, respectively.
Bhaskarpara coal block was previously allocated to Bhaskarpara Coal Company Ltd (BCCL) -- a joint venture of Electrotherm (India) Ltd and Ultratech Cement Ltd, while Brahmapuri mine was previously allocated to Pushp Steels & Mining.