Barjora North coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Barjora North mine is a 3 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) coal mine, operated by West Bengal Power Development Corporation, a state-owned company of the State of West Bengal, in West Bengal, India.

Location

The map below shows the location of the mine, near Baguli Village, Bankura District, West Bengal, India.

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Background on Mine

The 5.5 million ton-per-annum Barjora North coal mine was won at an auction in March 2015 by West Bengal Power Development Corporation, a state-owned company of the State of West Bengal. It was previously mined by Damodar Valley Corporation, an Indian-state-owned company. It was apparently defunct when it was acquired by West Bengal Power in 2015.[1][2][3]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: West Bengal Power Development Corporation
  • Parent company: State of West Bengal
  • Location: Baguli Village, Bankura District, West Bengal, India
  • Coordinates: 23.45338, 87.23919 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 3 MTPA[4]
  • Proven reserves: 65.59 MT
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface
  • Source of financing:

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