Jhilimili coal mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Jhilimili coal mines are a 3 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) network of mines on the Jhilimili coalfield in Chhattisgarh state, India.


The map below shows the location of the Jhilimili coalfield, in Surajpur district, Chhattisgarh state.

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Background on Mine

The 3 million ton-per-annum Jhilimili coal mines are owned by South Eastern Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India). The mines consist mainly of Katkona (toward the west side of the above map) and Jhilimili (toward the east).[1][2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: South Eastern Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Surajpur district, Chhattisgarh state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.353, 82.702 (approximate) (ca. 23.3-23.4 N, 82.6-82.8 E)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 3 MTPA
  • Reserves: 267 MT (228 MT proven, 39 MT indicated)[3]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface and underground
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. SECL - Coal Resources/Reserves as per UNFC as on 01.04.2011, CMPDI website, accessed May 2015.
  2. Key Performance Highlights of SECL in 2012-13, SECL/Ministry of Coal website, accessed May 2015.
  3. Coal Directory of India 2012-13, Ministry of Coal, 2014, p. 2.9.

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