Bankola Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Bankola Coal Mine is operated by Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India in the Raniganj Coalfield in Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.[1]

The mine is part of the Cluster No. 12 (ECL) coal mines.[2]


The map below shows the exact location of the mine.

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Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 12 coal mines, including Bankola.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Eastern Coalfields Limited[2]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
  • Coordinates: 23.659201, 87.236639 (Exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 0.60 million tonnes per annum[2]
  • Production: 0.2 million tonnes (2020)
  • Reserves:
  • In service: Operating
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Underground
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd., Application for Mines in Cluster No. 12 for EC Amendment, May 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change, Cluster No. 12 Environmental Clearance Letter, February 9, 2015.

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