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Coal like substance reserves in Tailenbari (Unakoti) and Gandacherra : Central GSI team collect samples; Report expectedly within December
Coal like substance reserves in Tailenbari (Unakoti) and Gandacherra : Central GSI team collect samples; Report expectedly within December
AGARTALA, December 19 (TIWN): The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has undertaken a diverse study after a coal-like substance was found in Tripura. Tripura seems to have struck a new deposit of coal in a major advancement to its recent desires of exploring mineral resources underground.Talking to TIWN today Gandacherra SDM Bhaskar Dasgupta informed that the 4 members central Geological Survey of India (GSI) on their arrival here in Tripura on December 17 took the sample of coal at the regional laboratory centre. He said that the team would send a report of the coal sample within the month of December.A four-member team of GSI conducted wide-ranging studies on Wednesday to confirm the coal reserves in the mountainous areas - Thakukchuracherra village (under Gandacherra sub-division in northern Tripura). SDM Mr. Dasgupta also said that the coal-like substances found so far seemed to be mature coal and it was certain that there were huge coal reserves in the area, bordering Bangladesh.Huge coal reserve is likely to be discovered at Kailasahar. After Gandacherra, now huge coal like substance was found in a diminutive hill of Unokoti range at Tailenbari area, located at a distance of 10 kilometer from Kailasahar town.
Govt of  Tripura
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