Coal

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

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