Dinesh Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Dinesh (Makardokhra-III) Opencast Mining Project of capacity 3 MTPA and mining area 1636.97 ha is located in Village Hevti, Tehsil Umrer, District Nagpur, State Maharashtra, India.

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Background on Mine

The Dinesh (Makardokhra-III) Opencast Mining Project of capacity 3 MTPA on a mining area of 1636.97 ha is located in Village Hevti, Tehsil Umrer, District Nagpur, State Maharashtra, India. The main consumers of the mine are thermal plants of MAHAGENCO and miscellaneous consumers. The Public Hearing for the project was held on 22 October 2010 and further Environmental Clearance was granted by the MoEF&CC on 21 June 2011. Subsequently an application for expansion was made to the MoEF&CC, which granted further clearance on 29 November 2018 for the capacity of 4.2 MTPA over a mining area of 919.63 ha.[1] The project requires resettlement and rehabilitation of Hevti village, which is in progress, and as of May 2018, 912 jobs were given to the project affected people.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Western Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Village Hevti, Tehsil Umrer, District Nagpur, State Maharashtra, India
  • GPS coordinates: Latitude 20.869444,20.883333, Longitude 79.191944,79.255000[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 3 MTPA
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 18.92 MTPA
  • Coal Type: GCV 4937 Kcal/Kg Grade G-8[1]
  • Mine Size: 1636.97 ha
  • Mine Type: Opencast
  • Start Year: 2016
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications: Six Monthly Environmental Compliance Report from 1 October 2017 to 31 March 2018, Western Coalfields Limited

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