GSI Identified 46 new coal blocks in India

Posted on:02 Mar 2016 15:28:13
GSI Identified 46 new coal blocks  in India
02 March 2016 Current Affairs: The Geological Survey of India has identified 46 new coal blocks in the country, out of which 12 are located in West Bengal. Out of the 34 new coal blocks outside Bengal, Chhattisgarh has 12, Madhya Pradesh 11, Maharashtra 4, Jharkhand 1, Telangana 2, North-Eastern regions 3 and Andhra Pradesh 1.Scientists say that the GSI organises 600 to 700 “exploration programmes” annually taking four to five years to complete mineral exploration of a particular area.

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