Odisha and coal

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Coal plants in Odisha, India

For a full list and map of all coal plants in Odisha (formerly Orissa), India, go to CoalSwarm's Global Coal Plant Tracker and choose Region South Asia, Map India - Odisha.


Opencast and underground coal mining take place in Angul District and in Jharsuguda District, both located in the western part of the state. These mines produced 47.8 million tonnes of coal during 2001-2002.[1] The largest mining company in Orissa was Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, a subsidiary of Coal India.[2]

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  1. "Coal Mines in Orissa," accessed June 2012
  2. "India", World Coal Institute, undated, accessed June 2008.

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