Dudhichua coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Dudhichua coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a capacity of 15.5 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the Dudhichua coal mine, in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Dudhichua mine.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Northern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Coordinates: 24.16474, 82.67287 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 15.5 MTPA[1]
  • Reserves: 320.34 MT<[1]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: opencast[1]

Expansion Details

  • Status: proposed
  • Size of Expansion: 2 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Permits and Applications:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Northern Coalfield Limited, Environmental Clearance, accessed March 25, 2020.

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