Charges, Stump Positions
- Govt's allocations not transparent
CAG Law ministry said in 2006 that coal blocks can be easily allocated through auctions. Yet, ministry of coal allocated blocks until 2009.
GOI Stakeholders (read: companies), states (namely, Chhattisgarh, WB, Rajasthan, Orissa and Jharkhand) and ministries (ostensibly, coal and law) delayed competitive bidding
- Govt favoured companies
CAG Earlier allocation “lacked transparency, objectivity and competition”