Bagdeva coal mine

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The Bagdeva Underground Coal Mine Project of 0.76 MTPA part of Bagdewa Geolgical Block[1] on a mining lease area of 502.60 ha are operated by South Eastern Coalfields Limited, and is located in village Bagdeva, Tehsil Katghora, District Korba State Chhattisgarh, India.

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The Bagdeva Underground Coal Mine Project of 0.76 MTPA on a mining lease area of 502.60 ha are operated by South Eastern Coalfields Limited, and is located in village Bagdeva, Tehsil Katghora, District Korba State Chhattisgarh, India. The project received its environment clearance for expansion from 0.24 MTPA to 0.76 MTPA on 15 July, 2009.[2]

2 SECL officials suspended after mine mishap

Two officials of the South Eastern Coalfields Ltd (SECL) have been suspended in connection with the death of company’s three employees at an underground coal mine of the company in Korba district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday last.

Senior Manager Radhelal Sinha and Deputy Manager (Mining) Omprakash Singh were suspended on Tuesday for alleged negligence, according to SECL Area General Manager (Korba) J P Dwivedi.

"The action was taken based on the probe report of the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) into the incident that took place at Bagdewa mines of the SECL, a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd," he said.

Both the officials were posted at Bagdewa mines located under Bakimongra police station area.

Mining supervisor Laxmikant Prasad (42), workers Ramadhar (35) and Ajay (33), were killed on December 16 evening after they allegedly entered into a non-functional tunnel, where the oxygen level was very low.

The probe into the incident by the DGMS pointed negligence on the part of Sinha and Singh. After the report was submitted to the SECL, action was taken against the duo, Dwivedi said.

Meanwhile, local police officials said investigation into the accident was underway and those found guilty would be booked soon.

Following the incident, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel had announced a compensation of Rs 75,000 to the kin of each deceased. [3]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: South Eastern Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: village Bagdeva, Tehsil Katghora, District Korba State Chhattisgarh, India[2]
  • GPS coordinates: Latitude 22.455461, Longitude 82.517654
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity:0.76 MTPA[2]
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 11.26 MT[1]
  • Coal Type: Non-coking coal, Grade B[1]
  • Mine Size: 502.60 Ha
  • Mine Type: Underground[2]
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  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications:Environment Clearance for Expansion of Bagdeva Underground Coal Mine Project, MoEF&CC India, 15 July 2009

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