Rajrappa coal mine

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indiacoal}}Rajrappa coal mine is a 6.1 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) coal mine in Jharkhand state, India.


The map below shows the location of the mine, near Rajrappa town, Ramgarh district, Jharkhand state.

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Background on Mine

The 6.1 million ton-per-annum Rajrappa coal mine is a part of the Rajrappa Project, which includes the mine and the company town of Rajrappa. Rajrappa is apparently the only active mine on the Ramgarh coalfield; there are numerous abandoned coal mines on this coalfield, many of which are mined illegally. The mine is owned by Central Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India).[1]

The mine began an expansion to the western bank of the Damodar River in August 2012; the expansion will add 72 million tons of reserves to the mine.[2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Rajrappa town, Ramgarh district, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.615, 85.682 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 6.1 MTPA[1]
  • Reserves:
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rajrappa Coal Mine, Mining Atlas, accessed May 2015.
  2. N.K. Agarwal, Expansion of CCL mine in Rajrappa starts, Times of India, 11 Aug. 2012.

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