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Coal Mining Companies & Administrative Units

Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries The Coking Coal Mines (Emergency Provisions) Ordinance was promulgated by the Government of India on 16.10.1971 under which except the captive mines of TISCO and IISCO, the...

Coal Grades

GRADES The gradation of non-coking coal is based on Useful Heat Value (UHV), the gradation of coking coal is based on ash content  and for semi coking / weakly coking coal it is based on...

Coal Reserves in India

COAL is the most important and abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 55% of the country’s energy need. The country’s industrial heritage was built upon indigenous coal. Commercial primary energy consumption in...

History of Coal Mining in India

History India has a long history of commercial coal mining covering nearly 220 years starting from 1774 by M/s Sumner and Heatly of East India Company in the Raniganj Coalfield along the Western bank...