Barjora North coal mine
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Barjora North mine is a coal mine, operated by West Bengal Power Development Corporation, a state-owned company of the State of West Bengal, in West Bengal, India.
The map below shows the location of the mine, near Baguli Village, Bankura District, West Bengal, India.
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.
The mine received a fresh environmental clearance in 2018. In 2021, it became operational.
- 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
- Proven reserves: 65.59 MT
- In service:
- Coal type:
- Mining method: Surface
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Barjora (North), Coal Scam, accessed May 2015.
- Central, State PSUs Allotted 38 Coal Mines, New Indian Express, 25 Mar. 2015.
- CoalMin seeks status report on 46 blocks from companies, Financial Express, 3 Sept. 2014.