GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Coal
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 3200
TO BE ANSWERED ON 03.08.2009
Coal Linkage for Karnataka Projects.
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of COAL be pleased to state:-
(a) whether two proposals of the Karnataka Government for providing coal linkage for projects to be commissioned in Gulbarga and Belgaum districts of the State, the applications for which were duly filed with required fee, has been received in June and August, 2008, respectively; and
(b) if so, by when the proposals are likely to be cleared?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COAL (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) AND MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) IN THE MINISTRY OF STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION
(SHRI SRIPRAKASH JAISWAL)
(a) & (b) Yes Sir. The applications for the grant of coal linkage for Jewargi TPS (1000-1320 MW), Jewargi, Gulbarga, Karnataka and Ghataprabha TPS (1000-1320 MW), Ghatapraha, Belgaum, Karnataka of M/s. Power Company of Karnataka Limited (PCKL) [Government of Karnataka Undertaking] were received in the Ministry of Coal in the month of June 2008 and August 2008 respectively and the same have been forwarded to Ministry of Power for furnishing their comments. Based on the recommendation of Ministry of Power, the above proposals will be placed before the Standing Linkage Committee (Long-term) [SLC (LT)] for power for consideration.