Chakla coal mine

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Chakla coal mine is a proposed mine, owned by Hindalco, a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group, to produce 5.3 million ton-per-annum, in Chakla, Chandwa, Latehar, Jharkhand, India.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the Chakla coal block, in Latehar district, Jharkhand state.[1]

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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.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Hindalco Industries [1]
  • Parent company: Aditya Birla Group[1]
  • Location: Chakla, Chandwa, Latehar, Jharkhand, India[1]
  • Coordinates: 23.733245, 84.816684[1]
  • Status: Proposed[1]
  • Capacity: 5.3 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Mineable Reserves: 76 million tonnes[1]
  • Mine Depth: 179 m (maximum)[1]
  • Mine size: 8.63km2[1]
  • In service: TBD
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Subbituminous[1]
  • Mining method: Surface, Opencast
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 MSTC E-Commerce, Chakla Mine Summary, accessed November 2020

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