Rajhara coal mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Rajhara coal mines are opencast coal mines, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing 2.3 million-tonnes-per-annum, in Jharkhand state, India.[1]

The operating mines include: Rajhara and Tetariakhar.[1] The company is pursuing large expansion projects for Ashoka and Piparwar mines.


The map below shows the location of the Rajhara coal mines in the Rajhara Area in Jharkhand state, India.

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Background on Mine

The Rajhara 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: Rajhara Area, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 24.163995, 84.045350 (exact)
  • Status: operating/proposed
  • Capacity: Rajhara (0.3 MTPA) and Tetariakhar (2 MTPA)[1]
  • Reserves: Tetariakhar Coal Mine: 16.44 million tonnes (Proved, 2011) [2]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: surface
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Central Coalfields Limited, Statutory Clearances, accessed March 23, 2020
  2. Coal India, "COAL RESOURCES/RESERVES AS PER UNFC", Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited website, Accessed June 2021

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