Chendipada & Chendipada II coal blocks

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Chendipada & Chendipada II coal blocks are explored reserves, with a capacity to produce 40 million tonnes-per-annum, in Talcher Coalfield, Bagadia, Chhendipada, Angul, Orissa, India.[1] The block currently has no development projects in place.


The map below shows the exact location of the Chendipada I coal block, in Wardha Valley, Belora, Chandrapur, Maharashtra, India.[1]

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Background on Mine

The Indian government auctioned the Chendipada & Chendipada II coal block in November 2020 but there were no qualified bidders. The future of development in the explored coal block remains uncertain.

Mine Details

  • Owner: TBD[1]
  • Operator:
  • Location: Talcher Coalfield, Bagadia, Chhendipada, Angul, Orissa, India[1]
  • Coordinates: 21.083292, 84.900008[1]
  • Status: Explored[1]
  • Capacity: 40 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Mineable Reserves: 1909 million tonnes (559 Mt in Chendipada I; 1350 Mt in Chendipada II)[1]
  • Mine Depth:
  • Mine Size: 9.36 km2[1]
  • In service: TBD
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Lignite[1]
  • Mining method: Surface, Opencast
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 MSTC E-Commerce, Chendipada & Chendipada II Block Summary, accessed November 2020

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