New Kenda mines
The New Kenda mines are a network of 6 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) underground and opencast coal mines in Cluster No. 11 of the Raniganj Coalfield in the Asansol and Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.
The map below shows the exact location of the New Kenda coal mines, in Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India.
- Sponsor: Eastern Coalfields Limited
- Parent company: Coal India
- Location: Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal, India
- Coordinates: 23.650379, 87.183894 (exact)
- Status: Operating
- Capacity: New Kenda (3.71 MTPA); New Kenda Opencast (3.00 MTPA); West Kenda (0.6 MTAPA); Lower Kenda (0.13 MTPA).
- In service: operating
- Coal type:
- Mining method: underground and opencast
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd., Final Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan, October 2014.
- Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change, Cluster No. 11 Environmental Clearance Letter, July 21, 2015.