Of the whole 34 bids submitted by these companies, the utmost (4 every) had been from Aurobindo Realty & Infrastructure Pvt Ltd and Sunflag Iron and Steel Company Ltd.
Three bids every got here from Shree Satya Mines Pvt Ltd and
Adhunik Power & Natural Resources Ltd, CG Natural Resources Pvt Ltd and Jhar Mineral Resources Pvt Ltd submitted two bids every.
Companies like Vedanta, Hindalco Industries Ltd, Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd and Adani Power (*20*) Ltd put in a single bid every.
“A total of 20 companies have submitted their bids in the auction process,” the coal ministry stated in an announcement.
A complete of 34 bids have been acquired for the 19 coal mines, of which 10 are totally explored mines and 9 are partially explored.
Four of those mines are coking coal mines whereas the remaining 15 are non-coking coal ones.
“Two or more bids have been received for eight coal mines,” the assertion stated.
The on-line bids had been decrypted and opened electronically within the presence of the bidders. Subsequently, sealed envelopes containing offline bid paperwork had been additionally opened within the presence of bidders. The total course of was displayed on the display screen for the bidders, it stated.
The bids can be evaluated by a multi-disciplinary technical analysis committee. The technically certified bidders could be shortlisted for participation within the digital public sale to be performed on MSTC portal, the assertion stated.
The final date of submission of technical bid was Thursday.
“As part of the auction process, technical bids comprising of online and offline bid documents were opened today…at New Delhi, in the presence of the bidders,” it stated..
The public sale means of 67 coal mines for sale of coal was launched by the Nominated Authority, Ministry of Coal, on March 25.
This is the best variety of mines on provide in a selected tranche after graduation of the public sale regime in 2014.
Out of the whole 67 mines provided by the ministry, 23 are beneath Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act and 44 beneath Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act.
The blocks on provide are a mixture of mines with small and huge reserves, coking and non-coking mines and totally and partially explored blocks unfold throughout six states — Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, (*20*) and Andhra Pradesh.
The whole variety of mines efficiently auctioned within the first tranche of public sale for industrial mining was 20 out of the whole 38 coal mines provided, the coal ministry had earlier stated.