Surakachhar coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Surakachhar coal mine is an Underground mine complex, operated by South Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a capacity of 0.21 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) on a mining lease area of 1045.86 ha in Korba, Chhattisgarh, India.[1]

Location

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Background

The Surakachhar coal mine is an Underground mine complex, operated by South Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a capacity of 0.21 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) on a mining lease area of 1045.86 ha in Korba, Chhattisgarh, India.[1] The project is an old project operating since 1963-64, prior to natioalisation of mines, on the consent letters under the Water ACt 1974 and Air ACt 1981, which has been further extended till 31 July, 2010. The project is awaiting environment clearance for a proposed expansion in capacity 0.456 MT on the exisiting mining lease.

Main consumers for the Surakachhar UG coal mine project are Bhilai Steel Plant, Chandrapur Power plant, KRPH (Koradih, Khaparkheda) and Birsinghpur Power Plant.[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 TOR, April 10, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Minutes of 48th EAC meeting, MoEF&CC India, 4 October 2019
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Mining Closure Plan for the Project and other documents, SECL, 2018

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