Kakri coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Kakri coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a capacity of 3 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India.[1]


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

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

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Northern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Coordinates: 24.1762, 82.7528 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 2 MTPA
  • Reserves: 6.08 Mt (Proven and Probable) [2]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: opencast[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Northern Coalfield Limited, Kakri Expansion, accessed August, 2007.
  2. Government of India Ministry of the Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, "Mining Plan for Kakri Opencast Project", Forest Clearance website, Accessed May 2021

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