Lingaraj coal mine

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The Lingaraj coal mine is operated by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a capacity of 16 million tonnes per annum, on the Talcher coalfield in Angul, Odisha state, India.[1][2][3]


The map below shows the exact location of the Lingaraj mine among the Talcher coal mines, in Angul, Odisha, India.[4]

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Background on Mine

The 61.83 million tonne-per-annum Talcher coal mines are owned by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India).[3] The Lingaraj mine is part of the cluster.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited[5]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Angul district, Odisha state, India
  • Coordinates: 20.960432, 85.200747 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 16 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Reserves: 309.65 million tonnes[6]
  • In service:2009
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mining method: Surface
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mahanadi Coalfields Limited,Bioprofile of Projects, accessed March 16, 2020
  2. Coal India, MCL Annual Report 2017-2018,accessed March 16, 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 Coal India, Annual Report 2018-2019, accessed March 16, 2020.
  4. Bioprofile of Projects, MCL website, accessed May 2015.
  5. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited 2013-14 Annual Report, pp. 20-21.
  6. [1], Ministry of Coal

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