Parakh said coal ministers Shibu Soren and Dasari Narayana Rao had reversed the prime minister's decision on auction of coal blocks
Former Union coal secretary P C Parakh said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was responsible for the coal block allocation scam and the country’s subsequent policy paralysis. He said so at an event here on Monday to release his book, titled Crusader or conspirator – Coalgate and Other Truths.
Govt reviewing the allocation of 61 blocks that have not started production
The inter-ministerial group, which is reviewing allocation of coal blocks, has decided to give more time to 10 companies to obtain final forest and environment clearance for the eight blocks that have not yet started production.