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South Eastern Coalfields Limited

A Government of India Undertaking

A Miniratna Company

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South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) was incorporated on 28.11.1985 with the objective to acquire and take over business of the Bilaspur division of Western Coalfields & the Talcher division of Central Coalfields limited. SECL is a Schdule-B Miniratna CPSE in the coal & lignite sector. It is one of the eight subsidiaries of Coal India Limited (A Govt. of India Undertaking) under the Ministry of Coal having registered Corporate Office at Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh.


In SECL, 83 major coal projects (50 Underground Projects and 33 Opencast Projects) have been approved for a total ultimate capacity of 290.00 MTY with sanctioned capital of 45,626.35 Crore (including pre-nationalized mines & Custodian Mines). Out of the 83 projects, 32 projects (06 UG & 26 OC) are On-going Projects, 45 projects (39 UG & 06 OC) are completed projects as on 31.03.2022, 05 UG Mines are Existing Mines & 1 No. of custodian mines. (Gare pelma IV/2&3). SECL has four major coalfields namely, Central India Coalfield (CIC), Korba Coalfields, Mand-Raigarh Coalfield and Ramkola-Tatapani coalfield. For effective administrative control & operations, the mines have been grouped in 13 administrative Areas, as under:

A. Central India Coalfields
  1. Baikunthpur Area
  2. Bhatgaon Area
  3. Bisrampur Area
  4. Chirimiri Area
  5. Hasdeo Area
  6. Jamuna&Kotma Area
  7. Johilla Area
  8. Sohagpur Area
B. Korba Coalfield
  1. Dipika Area
  2. Gevera Area
  3. Korba Area
  4. Kusmunda Area
C. Mand-Raigarh Coalfield
  1. Raigarh Area
D. Ramkola & Tatapani Coalfields


As on 01.04.2021, the total geological coal reserve in SECL command area is 82,167.23 Million Tonnes, out of which 34,053.51 is the proved reserve. The coal deposit of SECL occurs in the great Son-Mahanadi master basin. It spreads over 6 district namely korba, Raigarh, Surguja, Balrampur & Korea in Chhattisgarh(C.G.) State and 3 district viz. Shahdol, Anuppur & Umaria districts in Madhya Pradesh (M.P.). The total coal reserve in M.P. as on 01.04.2021 is 8,743.69 MT while in C.G., it is 73,423.54 MT.

SNO. Coal Reserves Depth Proved Indicated Inferred Total
I Coal Reserve in MP 0-1200 2491.96 5925.43 326.30 8743.69
II Coal Reserve in CG 0-1200 31561.55 40425.00 1436.99 73423.54
Total Coal Reserves in SECL (MP+CG) 0-1200 34053.51 46350.43 1763.29 82167.23

As on 01/04/2021, as per GSI, SECL has following geological coal reserves (in MT) in its four major coalfields

Coalfields Depth (mts) Proved Indicated Inferred Total
CIC 0-1200 7875.30 12563.87 587.46 21026.63
KORBA 0-1200 7054.55 5762.55 158.83 12975.93
MAND-RAIGARH 0-1200 17978.34 24859.03 924.05 43761.42
TATAPANI-RAMKOLA 0-1200 1145.32 3164.98 92.95 4403.25
SECL 34053.51 46350.43 1763.29 82167.23

It extends from Bishrampur Coalfield in the east to Umaria-Korar coalfield in the west and located in 7 districts viz. Surguja, Surajpur, Balrampur& Korea in Chhattisgarh and Shahdol, Anuppur &Umaria in Eastern Madhya Pradesh. This includes 12 coalfields namely Korar, Umaria, Johilla, Sohagpur, Sonhat, Jhilimili, Chirimiri, Sendurgarh,Panch-bahini, Hasdeo-Arand, Lakhanpur and Bishrampur. One coalfields namely Panchbahini is virgin. Central India Coalfields coal comprise of geological reserves of 21,026.63 MT. The deposits are at the depth of 0-1200 meters.

Korba coalfield is located in Korba district of Chhattisgarh. As per GSI, a total of 12,975.93 MT coal reserves is available in Korba coalfield.
It is Situated in Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh. It has the reserve of 43,761.42 MT of coal. It has large potential for power grade and is amenable to open-cast mining.
It is located in Surguja district of Chhatisgarh. It have the total reserves of 4,403.25 Mt.