Cluster No. 2 (ECL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster No. 2 is a group of underground and opencast coal mines operated by Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 0.45 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in the Raniganj Coalfield in Mugma, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1]

The 3 existing mines include: Kumardhubi, Barmuri, and Rajpura.[2]


The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster No. 2 coal mines, in Mugma, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 2 coal mines.[1] The mines proposed an expansion to 1.10 MTPA in 2016.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Eastern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Mugma, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.7761,86.7274 (approximate)[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: Kumardhubi 0.03 million tonnes (2020)
  • Capacity: Kumardhubi (.10 MTPA), Barmuri (0.23 MTPA), and Rajpura (0.12 MTPA)[1]
  • Reserves:
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground and opencast
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change,Cluster No. 2 Environmental Clearance Letter Expansion, June 16, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd., Final Environmental Impact Assessment & Environmental Management Plan Cluster No. 2 for EC Amendment, December 2013.

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