Belpahar coal mine
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The Belpahar coal mine is operated by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing 7.51 million tonnes per annum, in the Ib Valley coalfield in Odisha state, India. 
The company has been proposed integrating the mine with other surrounding operations to form the Integrated Belpahar-Lakhanpur-Lilari Project.
The map below shows the exact location of the Integrated Belpahar-Lakhanpur-Lilari Project among the Ib Valley coal mines in Odisha state, India.
Background on Mine
The Belpahar coal mines is part of the Ib Valley coal mines, owned by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India).
- Sponsor: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited
- Parent company: Coal India
- Location: Bandhabal, Jharsuguda district, Odisha state, India
- Coordinates: 21.75, 83.8417 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Production: 7.51 million tonnes per annum exisiting
- Mineable Reserves: 41.65 million tonnes
- In service: 1983
- Coal type: Lignite
- Mining method: Surface, Opencast
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- ↑ Mahanadi Coalfields Limited,Bioprofile of Projects, accessed March 16, 2020
- ↑ Environmental Clearance, January 2019
- ↑ Mahanadi Coalfields Limited 2013-14 Annual Report, pp. 20-21.
- ↑ Sandeep Pai and Hisham Zerriffi, A novel dataset for analysing sub-national socioeconomic developments in the Indian coal industry, IOPSciNotes, 4 January 2021.
- ↑ MCL - COAL RESOURCES/RESERVES AS PER UNFC, April 1, 2011]