Coal blocks in Jharkhand

Coal is the most important and abundant fossil fuel in India. It accounts for 63% of the country’s energy need.

Almost 100% of prime coking coal, 93% of medium coking coal and about 30% of the semi coking coal or blendable coal reserves are available in Jharkhand. The total reserves of the coal in Jharkhand is of the order 69128 million tones which spread over Jharia, Bokaro, Rajmahal, Hazaribagh and Chatra area.es of prime coking coal in the country. The availability of prime coking coal in the country is quite meager. Jharia Coal field is the only resources of prime coking coal in the country. The production of prime coking coal from the region is limited. However, comparatively the medium quality coking coal are available in abundance.

 

Coal BlockStatePrivate/ GovtIndustry
TasraJharkhandGSteel
Pachwara CentralJharkhandGPower
Tokisud NorthJharkhandPPower
KathautiaJharkhandPSponge Iron
BadamJharkhandGPower
Pakri-BarwadihJharkhandGPower
Pachwara NorthJharkhandGPower
MoitraJharkhandPSponge Iron
BrindaJharkhandPSponge Iron
SasaiJharkhandPSponge Iron
MeralJharkhandPSponge Iron
Parbatpur- CentralJharkhandGPig Iron
Lalgarh (North)JharkhandPPig Iron
Kotre – BasantpurJharkhandPPig Iron
PachmoJharkhandPPig Iron
LohariJharkhandPSponge Iron
ChitarpurJharkhandPSponge Iron
North DhaduJharkhandPSponge Iron
GondulparaJharkhandGPower
DumriJharkhandPSponge Iron
TalaipaliJharkhandGPower
Sugia Closed mineJharkhandGCommerci al
Rauta Closed mineJharkhandGCommerci al
Burakhap small patchJharkhandGCommerci al
BunduJharkhandPSponge Iron
GomiaJharkhandGCommerci al
Pindra-Debipur- KhaowatandJharkhandGCommerci al
Saria KoiyatandJharkhandGCommerci al
Rajbar E&DJharkhandGPower
ChaklaJharkhandPPower
JitpurJharkhandPPower
SitanalaJharkhandGSteel
Urma PaharitoraJharkhandGPower
PatratuJharkhandGCommerci al
Rabodih OCPJharkhandGCommerci al
Kerandari BCJharkhandPPower
TubedJharkhandPPower
Ashok Karkatta CentralJharkhandPPower
Patal EastJharkhandPPower
SeregarhaJharkhandPPower
MahuagarhiJharkhandPPower
Amarkonda MurgadangalJharkhandPPower
Jogeshwar & Khas JogeshwarJharkhandGCommerci al
Choritand TailiayaJharkhandPPower
RohneJharkhandPSponge Iron
MacherkundaJharkhandPSponge

Iron
Rajhara North (Central & Eastern)JharkhandPSteel
MedniraiJharkhandPPower
GaneshpurJharkhandPPower
MouryaJharkhandGPower

 

Basic Recorded Details of Jharkhand)
Geographical Area: 79,714 Sq. Km.
Forest Area: 23,605.47 Sq. Km.
Percentage of Forest Area to Country’s Geog. Area: 3.10
Per Capita Forest Area: 0.088 ha.
Reserved Forest (RF) : 4,387.20 Sq. Km.
Protected Forest (PF): 19,184.78 Sq. Km.
Unclassed Forest (UF): 33.49 Km.
Dense Forest: 11,787 Sq. Km. (Canopy Density:>40 %)
Open Forest: 10,850 Sq. Km. (Canopy Density:10-40 %)
Scrub Forest : 976 Sq. Km.