Trans Damodar coal mine

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The Trans Damodar coal mine is a 1.0 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) coal mine, operated by West Bengal Mineral Development and Trading Corporation Limited, in Barjora, Bankura, West Bengal state, India.[1]


The map below shows the location of the mine, near Barjora, Bankura District, West Bengal State.

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Background on Mine

The 1.0 million ton-per-annum Barjora coal mine was previously owned by West Bengal Mineral Development and Trading Corporation (WBMDTC), owned by the State of West Bengal. The mine was operated by a private company, Trans Damodar Coal Mining.[2][3]

In February 2015, Durgapur Projects Limited, a different state-owned company of the State of West Bengal, won a state auction to operate the Trans Damodar Barjora mine.[4]

Mine Details

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 MSTC E-Commerce, Auction Block, accessed April 1, 2020
  2. Debjoy Sengupta, Trans Damodar coal mining project aims at a 1 million tonne coal production a year, Economic Times, 14 Apr. 2012.
  3. Barjora Coal Mine, Green Clearance Watch, accessed May 2015.
  4. Trans-Damodar coal block goes to Durgapur Projects, Times of India, 17 Feb. 2015.

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