Jayant coal mine

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The Jayant coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a capacity of 20 million-tonnes-per-annum, in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh state, India.[1]

The project has a current expansion plan to 25 million tonnes per annum.[1]


The satellite image below shows the area of the mine in Singrauli District, Madhya Pradesh.

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Background on Mine

The Jayant coal mine is operated by Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited. The mine lies on the near the Amlohir coal mine and Nigahi coal mine.

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Northern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Singrauli District, Madhya Pradesh, India[1]
  • GPS coordinates: 24.1583, 82.6546 (exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 20 MTPA[1]
  • Total Resource: 282.71 MT[1]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Non-coking coal
  • Mine Size: 22.2 km2
  • Mine Depth: 10-180m
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year: 1975
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications:

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Expansion Jayant Opencast Coal Mining, August 29, 2018

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