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Overview

History

The history of Jharia Coalfield was started since nineteenth century. The only energy during those years. the mining was carried out through manual and sem-manual methods resulting into large scales degradation of India, forests and environment. The unscientific mining resulted into large mine-fires, subsidence and land degradation. The mines of jharia Coalfields were taken over by BCCL from the erstwhile Private mine worriers. Most of the mines had their history from pre-nationalization period.

During the takeovers of the mines in 1972 in BCCL from private mine owners, the data line leasehold area, underground mine planning.

Production capacity was unknown. However, most of the mines were further re-organized.

Most of the mines are contiguous in nature and the environmental impact is overlapping in ambient environment due to cumulative effect of the mining activities

Total Reserve and Lease Hold Area

Colliery

Total Reserve (In Mi/Te.) Lease hold Area (In Hectare)
Mudidih 178.327

378.05

Kankanee

57.12 258.12
Loyabad 64.593

499.56

Bansdeopur

50.252 104.72
Sendra Bansjora 87.05

249.63

Tetulmari

51.839 317

Nichitpur

10.504

150

Area Total 499.685

1957.08