Badjna coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Badjna Coal Mine is operated by Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, in the Raniganj Coalfield in Mugma and Nirsha, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1]

The mine is part of Cluster No. 1 (ECL) which employ 5,251 people.[2]


The map below shows the exact location of the Cluster No. 1 coal mines.

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Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 1 coal mines, including Badjna.[2] The mines have experienced safety concerns[3] and illegal mining activities.[4]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Eastern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Mugma and Nirsha, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.800306, 86.695665 (Exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 0.07 million tonnes (2020)
  • Reserves:
  • In service:Operating
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Sub-bituminous
  • Mining method: Underground
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd., Final Environmental Impact Assessment & Environmental Management Plan Cluster No. 1 for EC Amendment, August 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change, Cluster No. 1 Environmental Clearance Letter, January 16, 2015.
  3. Praduman Choubey,Nirsa smoked out in coal mine fire - Spewing poison, Telegraph India, July 24, 2014
  4. Chapter II: Problem of Illegal Mining and Theft of Coal, Indian Environmental Portal, accessed March 4, 2020.

External articles