Kedla coal mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Kedla coal mines are a group of surface and underground coal mines, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing 1 million-tonnes-per-annum, in the West Bokaro coalfield, in Jharkhand state, India.[1]

The company proposed an expansion of the mine of 5 million tonnes, but it was likely cancelled .


The map below shows the location of Kedla mines in Jharkhand, India.

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Background on Mine

The Kedla coal mines are owned by Central Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India).[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.775944, 85.911907 (exact)
  • Status: operating/proposed
  • Capacity: 1 MTPA[2]
  • Reserves: 41.72 MT[2]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: surface
  • Source of financing:

Project Expansion

  • Capacity: 5 MTPA (Cancelled)[2]
  • Mine Type: surface[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Central Coalfields Limited, Statutory Clearances, accessed March 23, 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kendla Expansion Project

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