CMPDI identifies 7 Lignite and Coal Blocks for UCG

The Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) has identified following 7 blocks (5 Lignite & 2 Coal) for development of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) technology in India.

A. Lignite Blocks:

1. Sindhari West, Barmer,Rajasthan
2. ChoklaNorth,Barmer,Rajasthan
3. Nimbalkot, Barmer,Rajasthan
4. Nagurda, Barmer,Rajasthan
5. Dungra,Surat,Gujarat

B. Coal Blocks:

1. Yellendu(Dip Side)-SCCL
2. Bandha-Singrauli Main Basin.