The Union Ministry of Coal recently reviewed the efforts being made to locate the documents mentioned in the lists dated September 2 and September 3, 2013, sent by CBI to the Ministry of Coal. The meeting was attended by senior officials of Ministries of Coal, Power, Steel, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) and representatives from Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited (CMPDI) and Coal India Limited (CIL).
It is seen that the officers of the various Search Teams which had been constituted for the said purpose had worked hard including on Saturday and Sunday to locate all such documents.
These Teams had searched documents in their respective Ministries, in Lok Nayak Bhawan, in the Ranchi Office of CMPDIL and in the offices of CIL, including its subsidiary coal companies.
In this regard, CBI has been informed about the documents that could be located. Further, update will be furnished in the next 2-3 days and a detailed report will be submitted by 13th September, 2013 as directed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court. These documents are in the process of getting reconciled with the investigating agency.