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500. 

Western Coalfields Ltd, the subsidiary of Coal India Ltd has opened new coal mines in which state recently?

[A]. Madhya Pradesh
[B]. Karnataka
[C]. Odisha
[D]. West Bengal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL), the subsidiary of Coal India Ltd (CIL) has opened trilogy (three) of new coal mines in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh with total capital expenditure (Capex) of Rs 849 crores. These will generate direct employment for 647 people. The three mines are Adasa Mine, an underground to open cast mine, in Nagpur Area of Maharashtra, Sharda underground Mine in Kanhan Area and Dhankasa underground mine in Pench Area of Madhya Pradesh.

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