Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining

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Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining (RSMM) is a government of Rajasthan owned company which operates gypsum, limestone, phosphate and lignite mines. The company also owns and operates wind energy farms at Jaisalmer.[1]

Lignite mining

Barmer Lignite Mining Company is a joint venture established by Raj West Power (49%), a subsidiary of JSW Energy, and Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining (51%). Barmer Lignite Mining Company has been established to operate a lignite mine to supply the proposed 810 megawatt coal-fired Jallipa Kapurdi power station.

On its website RSMM states that the company was formed to mine "two contiguous blocks viz Kapurdi and Jalipa in the district of Barmer ... Jalipa and Kapurdi Lignite Mining blocks are situated within 20 kms north of Barmer Town on NH-15 and contain the estimated insitu geological reserve of about 466 million tonnes of lignite."[2]

Bankers

In its 2009-2010 annual report RSMM lists its bankers as being:[3]

Contact details

4, Meera Marg,
Udaipur- 313 004-INDIA.
Phone: +91-294-2428763 to 67
Fax: +91-294-2428770 and +91-294-2428739
E-mail : info@rsmm.com
Website: http://www.rsmm.com

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References

  1. Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining, "Profile", Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining website, accessed January 2012.
  2. Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining, "Barmer Lignite Mining Company Limited", Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining website, accessed January 2012.
  3. Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining, "2009-2010 annual report", Rajasthan State Minerals and Mining, February 2011, page 1.