Chakla Coal Mine

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Chakla Coal Mine is a proposed coal mine in Chakla, Latehar, Jharkhand, India.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Chakla Coal Mine Chakla, Latehar, Jharkhand, India 23.733245, 84.816684 (exact)

The map below shows the exact location of the coal mine:

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Project Type Opening Year Closing Year
Proposed[1] Pre-Permit New 2025-2026[1]

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
4.5[1] Surface Open Pit 8.63 50* *

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
37 North Karanpura Subbituminous Thermal

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
Hindalco Industries Ltd Aditya Birla Group India

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.

Background on Mine

The Indian government auctioned the Chakla coal block in November 2020 with Hindalco, a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group, placing the winning bid. The block was previously allocated to Essar Energy.

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