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Government of India
Ministry of Coal
05-January-2018 04:42IST
Coal Blocks in North-Eastern Region

As per Geological Survey of India (GSI) Coal Inventory, coal resources are found in the North Eastern region in following States/ Coalfields:

 

Sl.No.

State

Coalfield

Resource

(In Million Tonnes)

1

Assam

Singrimari

14.49

2

 

Makum

452.79

3

 

Dilli-Jeypore

54.02

4

 

Mikir Hills

3.71

5

Sikkim

Rangit Valley

101.23

6

Arunachal Pradesh

Namchik-Namphuk

84.23

7

 

Miao Bum

6.00

8

Meghalaya

Balphakram-Pendenguru

107.03

9

 

Siju

125.00

10

 

Mawlong-Shella

6.00

11

 

Bapung

33.66

12

 

Jayanti Hills

2.34

13

 

West Daranggiri

125.00

14

 

East Daranggiri

34.19

15

 

Langrin

133.16

16

 

Khasi Hills

10.10

17

Nagaland

Borjan

10.00

18

 

Jhanzi-Disai

97.12

19

 

Tuen Sang

3.26

20

 

Tiru Valley

6.60

21

 

DGM Area

293.47

         

Further, the blocks/mines under North Eastern Coalfields (NEC)of Coal India Ltd. are given in table below :-

 

 

Sl. No.

Coal Company

Name of Coalfield

Block/Mine

1

NEC/CIL

Makum

Baragolai West & Tikak Opencast

2

NEC/CIL

Makum

Tirap OCP, Tirap UG, Lachit Khani UG Block

3

NEC/CIL

Makum

Ledo Mechanised OCP Block

4

NEC/CIL

Makum

Lekhapani Block

5

NEC/CIL

Makum

Tipong OC

6

NEC/CIL

Makum

Jagun

7

NEC/CIL

Dilli-Jeypore

Dilli Sector

8

NEC/CIL

Dilli-Jeypore

Jeypore UG Block

9

NEC/CIL

West Darranggiri

Simsang

10

NEC/CIL

Namchik Namphuk

Namchik Namphuk

 

This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of Railways and Coal Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 05.01.2018 (Friday).

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