Bharat Coking Coal
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|Public sector undertaking|
|Jharkhand, West Bengal|
|Sri PM prasad, CMD (additional charge)|
Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited with its headquarter in Dhanbad, India. 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.
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.
A broad area-wise distribution of coalmines of Bharat Coking Coal Limited is given below: 
|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)
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.