Basantimata Coal Mine

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Basantimata Coal Mine is an operating coal mine in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Basantimata Coal Mine Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India 23.730779, 86.756071 (exact)

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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
0.61[1] 2022[1] Underground 300* 698*

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
Jharia Subbituminous Thermal

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Bharat Coking Coal Ltd[2] 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.


Basantimata Coal Mine is an underground mine operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[3]

The mine is part of Cluster No. 16 (BCCL) coal mines.[3] Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 16 coal mines.[3]

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[3]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Mugma, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.730779, 86.756071 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 0.21 million tonnes per annum[3]
  • Production: 0.78 million tonnes (2020)
  • Reserves:
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Underground[3]
  • Source of financing:

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  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Paryavaran Bhawan,Cluster XVI, Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change, February 6, 2013.