Dhori-Khas Coal Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Dhori-Khas coal mine is an underground operation, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India. The mine is part of the Bokaro and Kargali coal mines in the East Bokaro coalfield, in Jharkhand state, India.[1]


The map below shows the location of the mine in Jharkhand state, India.

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Background on Mine

The mine was planned for closure in 2012, but remains operating as of 2020.[2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Bokaro and Kargali Area, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.781699, 86.013284 (Exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 0.1 million tonnes (2020)
  • Reserves: 3.35 million tonnes[2]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Subbituminous, Thermal
  • Mining method: Underground
  • Mine depth: 180m (current mine depths in the coalfield)[3]
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Central Coalfields Limited, Statutory Clearances, accessed March 23, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 Central Mine Planning & Design Institute, Mine Closure Report, August 2012
  3. Sawang Prefeasibility, Global Methane, June 2015

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