Category: Industry Overview
Faced with shortfalls, TNEB has approached govt to get a permanent measure by setting up captive mines. Currently, it imports coal to plug the gap. It has been allotted two coal blocks - Mandakini B coal block in Orissa and Gare Pelma Sector II coal block in Chhattisgarh along with Maharashtra State Mining Corp. It will be setting up a joint-venture company Maha Tamil Collieries Ltd to undertake the project.