Coal block case: Court to consider report on NPPL on July 2

New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A court here on Tuesday set July 2 for considering final report in the coal block allocation case allegedly involving Navbharat Power Pvt. Ltd. (NPPL).

The final report in the case was filed before Special Judge Bharat Parashar last month.

The case pertains to alleged irregularities in allocation of coal block in Rampia in Odisha to NPPL.

A charge sheet was filed last year against NPPL and its officials for allegedly misrepresenting facts, including inflated net worth, to acquire coal blocks in Rampia and Dip Side of Rampia in Odisha.

The court on November 12 directed the probe agency to conduct further probe in the matter, observing the act of then senior officials of the Ministry of Coal (MoC) in overlooking alleged misrepresentation by the NPPL for acquiring the coal block, prima facie amounted to criminal misconduct.

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