Debabrata Behera gets Siljora-Kalimati mines in Odisha


New Delhi: Odisha-based miner Debabrata Behera bagged Siljora-Kalimati iron ore and manganese block at 154%, the highest-quoted premium so far in the ongoing mining auction in the state.

The lease of Siljora-Kalimati iron ore and manganese block was with ML Rungta.

The composite mine has an estimated reserve of 0.72 MT iron ore and 3.846 MT manganese.

This is the 14th of 19 mines enlisted for auction in Odisha.

Yazdani International (P) Ltd had bagged Kalmong iron ore and manganese block at a premium of 100 per cent on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Vishal LPG Fuels Pvt Ltd bagged another composite mine, Nadidih iron ore and manganese mine in Sundargarh district.