Barjora North mine

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Barjora North mine is a 5.5 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) coal mine in West Bengal state, India.

Location

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

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Background on Mine

The 5.5 million ton-per-annum Barjora North coal mine was won at an auction in March 2015 by West Bengal Power Development Corporation, a state-owned company of the State of West Bengal. It was previously mined by Damodar Valley Corporation, an Indian-state-owned company. It was apparently defunct when it was acquired by West Bengal Power in 2015.[1][2][3]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: West Bengal Power Development Corporation
  • Parent company: State of West Bengal
  • Location: Baguli Village, Bankura District, West Bengal State, India
  • Coordinates: 23.45338, 87.23919 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 5.5 MTPA
  • Proven reserves: 85.5 MT[1]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barjora (North), Coal Scam, accessed May 2015.
  2. Central, State PSUs Allotted 38 Coal Mines, New Indian Express, 25 Mar. 2015.
  3. CoalMin seeks status report on 46 blocks from companies, Financial Express, 3 Sept. 2014.

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