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Highlights of the Project

  • BLMCL is the first Private-Public initiative in Rajasthan
  • The mines is one of the largest lignite mines in Rajasthan
  • Mining and allied activities will provide large scale job opportunities to the local population by way of direct / indirect employment to more than 2500 people.
  • More than 41000 Bighas of land has been acquired for the mining entity.
  • The total project cost is estimated at around Rs. 1,800 Crores and is proposed to be financed at a Debt Equity Ratio of 70:30 with equity/sub-ordinate debt from promoters of Rs. 540 Crores and senior debt of Rs. 1,260 Crores.
  • Opencast mining method has been adopted for both Kapurdi and Jalipa mining blocks due to multi seam deposit. The mining is being done by conventional Shovel and Dumper combination.
  • The price of lignite would be passed on into the tariff (on cost plus basis) for sale of Power to the State Discoms from the pithead Power Plant of RWPL.
  • The Company has already got the approval for Mining Plans for both the mines from Ministry of Coal, GoI and received the Environmental Clearances from Ministry of Environment and Forest,GoI .
  • RSMML has entered into a mining lease agreement with GoR for Kapurdi lignite mining block on December 21, 2010 and the same was transferred to BLMCL in October 2011.

  • Lignite dispatch has started from October, 2011 from Kapurdi mining block.

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