GK - Mineral Resources in India
List of States by Coal Reserves
|State||Reserves (In Million Tonnes, est.)|
List of States by Coal Production
|State||Production (In Million Tonnes, est.)|
Assam has the largest tertiary coal (about 63% of the total) reserves and major coal regions are Makum, Nazira, Mikir Hills, Dilli-Jeypore, etc.
Located in Tamil Nadu, Neyveli is the largest lignite coal field in India. Other states producing lignite coal are Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Jammu and Kashmir.
The major coal producing regions in Jharkhand are Bokaro, North & South Karanpura, Giridih, Daltonganj, Ramgarh, Rajmahal, etc.
The major coal producing regions in Odisha are Talcher and Ranapur Himgir.
The major coal producing regions in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh are Korba, Umaria, Singrauli, Chirmiri, Sohagpur, etc.
The major coal producing regions in Andhra Pradesh are Adilabad, Karimnagar, Warangal, Khammam, East and West Godavari.
The major coal producing regions in Maharashtra are Nagpur-Wardha region, Ballarpur, Chanda, etc.
The major coal producing regions in West Bengal are Raniganj and Asansol