Bharat Coking Coal

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Bharat Coking Coal Limited
Public sector undertaking
HeadquartersDhanbad, India
Area served
Jharkhand, West Bengal
Key people
Sri PM prasad, CMD (additional charge)
WebsiteBCCL Website

Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited with its headquarter in Dhanbad, India.[1] It was incorporated in January, 1972 to operate coking coal mines (214 in number) operating in the Jharia and Raniganj Coalfields and was taken over by the Government of India on 16 October 1971.

The company operates 81 coal mines which include 40 underground, 18 opencast and 23 mixed mines as on April 2010. The company also runs 6 coking coal washeries, two non-coking coal washeries, one captive power plant (20 MW), and five by-product coke plants. The mines are grouped into 12 areas for administration purposes.

BCCL is the major producer of prime coking coal (raw and washed) in India. Medium coking coal is produced in its mines in Mohuda and Barakar areas. In addition to production of hard coke, BCCL operates washeries, sand gathering plants, a network of aerial ropeways for transport of sand, and a coal bed methane-based power plant in Moonidih.

Current situation[edit]

Bharat Coking Coal Limited gave an annual coal production of around 37.04 million tonnes in 2016-17 with a turnover of 11,505 crore (US$1.7 billion). It has a manpower of about 49,901 as on 01.10.2017.

Operationg Areas[edit]

A broad area-wise distribution of coalmines of Bharat Coking Coal Limited is given below: [2]

Operational Area Collieries
Barora Area Muraidih, Damoda, Phularitand, Madhuband
Block II Area Block II, Jamunia
Govindpur Area New Akashkinaree, Govindpur, Block IV/ Kooridih, Jogidih, Maheshpur, Kharkhari, Dharmabandh, South Govindpur, Tettuliya
Katras Area Salanpur, Amalgamated Angarpathra-Ramkanali, Amalgamated West Mudidih-Keshalpur, Katras Choitudih, Gaslitand
Sijua Area Mudidih, Bansdeopur, Tentulmari, Sendra Bansjora, Kankanee, Nichitpur
Kusunda Area Bassuriya, East Bassuriya, Gondudih Khas Kusunda, Godhur, Kusunda, Dhansar, Industry
Pootkee Balihari Area Gopalichak, Kachi Balihari 10/12 pit, PB Project, Bhagabadh, Kenduadih, Pootkee, Kachi Balihari 5/6 pit
Bastacola Area Bastacola, Bera, Dobari, Kuya, Ghanoodih, Kujama
Lodna Area Lodna, North Tisra, North Tisra-South Tisra, Jealgora, Bagdigi, Joyrampur, ,Jeenagora, Bararee, North Tisra-South Tisra Extension (proposed).
Eastern Jharia Area Bhowrah (North), Bhowrah (South), Sudamdih Incline, Sudamdih Shaft, Patherdih, Amlabad
Chanch/ Victoria Area Basantimata, Dahibari Basantimata, New Laikdih, Laikdih Deep, Chanch, Damagoria, Begunia, Victoria West, Victoria, Kalyaneswari (proposed)
Western Jharia Area Moonidih, Murlidih 20/21 pits, Lohapatti, Bhatdih

Note: All the linked Area pages provide relevant details of the collieries and carry maps indicating the location of the collieries

Central Hospital Dhanbad (CHD)[edit]

Central Hospital, Dhanbad situated at Jagjivan Nagar comes under direct administrative control of BCCL and managed by Medical Department of BCCL. The hospital is 650 bedded tertiary clinic with many specialties and super-specialties branches and one of the largest among all Hospitals operated by Coal India Limited. It primarily caters to residents and employees of BCCL. The hospital also operates a College of Nursing from its campus.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Anindita Ghose (22 June 2012). "The dark ages". Livemint. Retrieved 3 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Area". Bharat Coking Coal Limited. Retrieved 2 July 2019.

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