Sondiha coal mine

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indiacoal}}Sondiha coal mine is a proposed 1 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) coal mine in Chhattisgarh state, India.


The map below shows the location of the proposed mine, in Balrampur district, Chhattisgarh state.

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Background on Mine

The 1 million ton-per-annum Sondiha surface/underground coal mine is a joint proposal of Hindustan Powerprojects and Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDCL).[1][2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Hindustan Powerprojects (51%) and Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDCL) (49%)
  • Parent company: Hindustan Powerprojects and Government of Chhattisgarh
  • Location: Balrampur district, Chhattisgarh state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.633, 83.25 (exact)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Capacity: 1 MTPA
  • Reserves: 50 MT
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface and underground
  • Source of financing:

Articles and resources


  1. Executive Summary: Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for Sondiha Coal Block, Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation, July 2011.
  2. Sondiha Coal Block, Chhattisgarh, Hindustan Powerprojects website, accessed May 2015.

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