About 2.94 lakh hectare space in India acquired for coal mining

The overall land acquired by Coal India (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Firm (SCCL) for mining the important thing commodity is round 2.94 lakh hectares throughout the seven main coal bearing States within the nation, Parliament was knowledgeable on Wednesday.

In keeping with the information supplied by Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi in a written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Coal India and its subsidiaries cumulatively acquired 1.78 lakh hectares of land from greater than 95,000 farmers or landholders.

Equally, SCCL acquired 16,967 hectares of land from 33,317 farmers or landholders.

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“The main points of the sorts of compensation for land acquired for the mining tasks are land compensation, home compensation, tree compensation, employment towards land or one time lump sum fee or avail annuity profit in lieu of employment,” Joshi knowledgeable the home.

When it comes to States, the very best land has been acquired by the coal mining PSUs in Jharkhand at 80,282.62 hectares, adopted by Chhattisgarh (34,256.586 hectares), West Bengal (19,717.121 hectares), Telangana (16,966.96 hectares), MP (16,701.027 hectares), Odisha (15,127 hectares), and Maharashtra (11,803.565 hectares).

State Land acquired (in hectares)
Jharkhand 80,282.62 hectares
Chhattisgarh 34,256.586 hectares
West Bengal 19,717.121 hectares
Telangana 16,966.96 hectares
Madhya Pradesh 16,701.027 hectares
Odisha 15,127 hectares
Maharashtra 11,803.565 hectares

The overall functioning coal mines within the nation, at current, stand at 400, of which CIL has the lion’s share of 318 mines adopted by SCCL (42 mines), captive & different mines (39), and NIL India (1 mines).

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Coal provide

The all India coal manufacturing in FY23 (April-November) stood at 524.2 million tonnes (MT) on a provisional foundation compared to 448.1 MT throughout the identical interval of final 12 months with a development of about 17 per cent.

Equally, the dispatch of coal within the nation throughout FY23 as much as November 2022 stood at 558.24 MT in comparison with 521.08 MT throughout the identical interval of final 12 months with a development of about 7.33 per cent.

To fulfill the elevated demand of the facility sector throughout FY23, CIL has dispatched 380.58 MT as much as November 2022 compared to 339.8 MT throughout the identical interval of final 12 months with a development of about 12 per cent.

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