Balrampur Coal Mine

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Balrampur Coal Mine is an operating coal mine in Balrampur, Surajpur, Chhattisgarh, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Balrampur Coal Mine Balrampur, Surajpur, Chhattisgarh, India 23.229703, 83.010222 (exact)

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
0.84[1] 0.1[2] 2022[2] Underground Bord and Pillar[1] 5.5[1] 300* 858*

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
6.5 12.1 Bisrampur Subbituminous Thermal

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
South Eastern Coalfields Ltd Coal India India

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.

Background on Mine

The Balrampur Underground Coal Mine Project has a designed capacity 0.84 million tonnes per annum. It is located on a mining lease area of 555.0 ha in Bisrampur coal block. The project received environment clearance on 23 April 1998.[3] However, the project needs new environment clearance as per the revised guidelines of the MoEF&CC, India.[4]

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  3. EC for expnsion of Balrampur underground coal mine project, MoEF&CC India, 23 April 1998
  4. Minutes of 38th EAC meeting, MoEF&CC India, 27 September 2018