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COAL DEPOSITS IN CHHATTISGARH

  • The state has 16% of the total coal deposits of India.

  • 44483 million tonnes coal has been estimated in 12 coalfields of the State located in Raigarh, Surguja, Koriya and Korba districts.

  • The state ranks 2nd in coal production by contributing over 18% to the total national production.

  • Most of the coal deposits are of power grade coal. NTPC & CSEB in Korba are the major producer of thermal power and new a plant of NTPC has been started in Seepat, Bilaspur.

  • Potential for more power generation units exist in the State. New capacities of 10,000 MW are expected to materialize by 2011.

Govt. Of India, Ministry of coal have thrown open several coal blocks for captive use in private sector JV 28 such blocks tall with in the state Chhattisgarh which have been allowed to various companies list of these blocks and to whom allowed is as under-

CHHATTISGARH

1. SOHAGPUR COALFIELD
NON-COKING COAL

 

0-300

 

NON-COKING

TOTAL FOR SOHAGPUR

94.30

94.30

94.30

10.08

10.08

10.08

0.00

0.00

0.00

104.38

104.38

104.38

2. SONHAT COALFIELD

SEMI COKING

 

 

NON COKING COAL

0-300

300-600

 

 

0.300

300-600

600-1200

 

 

                SEMI COKING Total

 

 

 

 

                 NON-COKING Total

TOTAL FOR SONHAT

70.77

0.00

70.77

101.00

27.72

0.00

 

128.72

199.49

16.45

82.8

99.25

936.39

859.37

568.85

 

2364.61

2463.86

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

1.89

0.00

 

1.88

1.89

87.22

82.80

170.02

1037.39

888.98

568.85

 

2495.22

2665.24

3. JHILIMILI COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

0-300

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR JHILIMILI

 

228.20

228.20

228.20

 

38.90

38.90

38.90

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

267.10

267.10

267.10

4. CHIRIMIRI COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

0-300

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR CHIRIMIRI

 

320.33

320.33

320.33

 

10.83

10.83

10.83

 

31.00

31.00

31.00

 

362.16

362.16

362.16

5. BISRAMPUR COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

0-300

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR BISRAMPUR

 

849.15

849.15

849.15

 

 

765.55

765.55

765.55

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

1614.70

1614.70

1614.70

6. EAST OF BISRAMPUR COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR EAST OF BISRAMPUR

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

     

 

41.75

41.75

41.75

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

41.75

41.75

41.75

7. LAKHANPUR COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR LAKHANPUR

 

 

365.56

365.56

365.56

 

 

85.84

85.84

85.84

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

451.40

451.40

451.40

8. PANCHBAHINI COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR PANCHBAHINI

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

11.00

11.00

11.00

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

11.00

11.00

11.00

9. HASDO-ARAND COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

300-600

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR HASDO-ARAND

 

 

1369.84

0.00

1369.84

1369.84

 

 

3207.27

32.09

3239.36

3239.36

 

 

377.75

6.75

384.50

384.50

 

 

4954.86

38.84

4993.70

4993.70

10. SENDURGARH  COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

 

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR SENDURGARH 

 

 

152.89

152.89

152.89

 

 

126.32

126.32

126.32

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

279.21

279.21

279.21

11. KORBA COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

300-600

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR KORBA

 

 

4955.63

24.95

4980.58

4980.58

 

 

3593.47

2292.2

5885.67

5885.67

 

 

231.47

607.11

838.58

838.58

 

 

8780.57

2924.26

11704.83

11704.83

12. MAND-RAIGARH COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

300-600

600-1200

 

 

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR MAND-RAIGARH

 

 

3675.70

204.97

0.00

3880.67

3880.67

 

 

10841.55

4689.3

213.4

15744.25

15744.25

 

 

1942.53

610.19

0.00

2552.72

2552.72

 

 

16459.78

5504.46

213.40

22177.64

22177.64

13. TATAPANI-RAMKOLA COALFIELD

NON-COKING COAL

 

 

0-300

300-600

600-1200

 

 

 

 

 

NON COKING Total

TOTAL FOR TATAPANI-RAMKOLA

 

 

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

1065.88

646.29

94.54

1806.71

1806.71

 

 

24.85

177.34

0.00

202.19

202.19

 

 

1090.73

823.63

94.54

2008.90

1914.36

 

 

 

TOTAL FOR CHHATTISGARH

12441.01

30230.12

4010.88

46682.01

Source -  G.S.I. Coal News Publication  (As on 1.4.2010)

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