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COAL SECTOR IN INDIA




BY:
SRI RANJITMOHAPATRA
Sr. Manager (Mining)
GVTC JA.










ABSTRACT:


Coal is a mineral resource abundantly available in Indiamostly in shallow depths. Geologicalmine conditions and large scale manpower are two other factors favoringlarge scale coal mining in India. Coal production in India is one growing sector which helps our Electricity generation which in turn gives strongbacking to Industrializationand Urbanization.
In country’sFive year plans thrust is given to coal, steel,power, andrailway sectors which are core sectors and depends upon one another.
In employment generation Indian coal sector is one very important Industry creating direct and indirect employment to millions of educated and uneducated countrymen every year.
Coal based power plants needs less Gestation period and one of most reliable in terms of continuous availability of coal as raw material and runni