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.
The map below shows the exact location of the Chakla coal block, in Latehar district, Jharkhand state.
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.
- Sponsor: Hindalco Industries 
- Parent company: Aditya Birla Group
- Location: Chakla, Chandwa, Latehar, Jharkhand, India
- Coordinates: 23.733245, 84.816684
- Status: Proposed
- Capacity: 5.3 million tonnes per annum
- Mineable Reserves: 76 million tonnes
- Mine Depth: 179 m (maximum)
- Mine size: 8.63km2
- In service: TBD
- Coal type: Subbituminous
- Mining method: Surface, Opencast
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- MSTC E-Commerce, Chakla Mine Summary, accessed November 2020