CIL – Jharia Coalfield Expansion – Jharkhand - Project Profile

CIL – Jharia Coalfield Expansion – Jharkhand - Project Profile


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Coal India Ltd (CIL) through its subsidiary Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL) is undertaking the expansion of Jharia Coalfield project in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

The project involves the expansion of Jharia coalfields to 430,000m2. It includes the construction of access roads, 4,020 units miner quarters, storage space, expansion of mining area and other infrastructural related facilities, the installation of coal mining equipments, machinery and safety system.

CIL has evolved a master plan for rehabilitation and resettlement for families to be displaced from the Jharia coalfields.

On January 10, 2013, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the Coal Ministry’s proposal for enhancement of area of dwelling units for rehabilitation of affected persons in line with Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) norms under the master plan for Jharia and Raniganj Coalfields, within the leasehold of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), and Eastern Coalfields Ltd respectively.

In August 2013, Unity Infraprojects Ltd was awarded contract for the construction of 4,020 units minner quarters under the (in triple storey block of 12 units each) at eastern jharia area, Govindrapur area, Chanch Victoria Area & Karmatand Township under Bastacholla Area on Non-coal Bearing Landof

The project is getting delayed due to fire problems.


The project involves the expansion of Jharia coalfields to 430,000m2 in Jharia, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

The US$2,250 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of access roads

2. Construction of storage space

3. Expansion of mining area

4. Installation of coal mining equipment and machinery

5. Installation of safety system

6. Construction of 4,020 units miner quarters

7. Construction of infrastructural related facilities

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