How many coal companies are there in India?

How many companies are in Coal India?

CIL has seven producing subsidiaries namely Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL), Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL), Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL)and Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) and One mine planning and …

Which is the biggest coal mine in India?

Five largest coal mines in India in 2020

  1. Gevra OC Mine. The Gevra OC Mine is a surface mine located in Chhattisgarh. …
  2. Kusmunda OC Mine. Located in Chhattisgarh, the Kusmunda OC Mine is owned by Coal India. …
  3. Bhubaneswari OCP Mine. The Bhubaneswari OCP Mine is located in Odisha. …
  4. Dipka OC Project. …
  5. Lakhanpur OCP Mine.

Which state is rich in coal?

Coal Reserves

State Proved Total
JHARKHAND 45563 83152
ODISHA 37391 79295
CHHATTISGARH 20428 57206
WEST BENGAL 14156 31667

Is India importer of coal?

India imports around 300-400 million tonnes of coal, primarily from Indonesia, Australia and South Africa. Coal India produces over 600 million tonnes of coal for domestic consumption. Now, with a domestic crunch, India’s reliance on Indonesia for coal import has increased.

What is the rank of India in coal production?

Coal Production in India

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India produces 761,662,038 tons (short tons, “st”) of Coal per year (as of 2016) ranking 2nd in the world.

Which is the richest coal field in India?

Dhanbad – One of the oldest in Jharkhand and the richest coalfields of India. It is the storehouse of the best metallurgical coal i.e coking coal.

Which region in India is the richest in coal?

The Damodar valley is rich in coal & it is also known as the prime core of coking coal in India.