20 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: Nine blocks of Iron Ore and Manganese has been put on electronic auction by the Odisha Government and has invited tenders for the grant of mining lease.
As per a notification by the Directorate of Mines, the State Government has identified seven blocks of Iron Ore, one block of Iron Ore and Manganese and one block of Manganese for the process.
Accordingly, financial bids are invited in digital format only and technical bids are invited both in digital and physical format from eligible bidders.
The mineral blocks put for auction are Purheibahal Iron Ore Block, Chandiposhi Iron Ore Block, Rengalaberha North-East Iron Ore Block, Gandhalpada Iron Ore Block, Netrabandha Pahar (West) Iron Ore Block, Dholtapahar Iron Ore Block, Jumka Pathriposhi Iron Ore Block, Unchabali Iron Ore and Manganese Block and Kalimati Manganese Block.
Detailed Tender Documents along with timelines, notifications, updates and other details for the e-auction process for the mineral blocks are available in electronic form only and can be downloaded from the website of MSTC Limited (https://www.mstcecommerce.com/auctionhome/mlcl/index.jsp).
Interested and eligible bidders can register themselves on the above website. On successful registration, eligible bidders will obtain login ID and password necessary for participation in the e-auction process.
Last date for purchase of Tender Document after payment of a tender fee on website of e-auction platform provider is Friday, November 29, 2019 and the last date for submission of the bid is Wednesday, December 04, 2019 on or before 12:00 noon (IST).