Gevra Mine

  • 07 Mar 2024

Chhattisgarh-based Coal India subsidiary South Eastern Coalfield Limited’s Gevra mine is set to become the largest coal mine in Asia.

  • The mine has been granted environmental clearance to expand production capacity to 70 million tons per annum from the current 52.5 million tons.
  • Ministry of Coal and Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEFCC) coordinate efforts for rapid clearance.
  • SECL management celebrated historic milestone in Gevra's journey towards becoming the world's largest coal mine.
  • Eco-friendly blast-free mining technology deployed in Gevra mine, contributing to environmental sustainability.
  • Mine has a strike length of around 10 KM and a breadth of 4 KM, with advanced machinery for efficient operations.
  • Gevra mine's first-mile connectivity ensures swift and eco-friendly coal evacuation.
  • Contribution of Gevra mine to energy security highlighted, with annual production reaching 52.5 million tons.
  • SECL expresses gratitude to Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change and other agencies for their support.
  • Expansion of Gevra mine reflects commitment to meeting the nation's energy needs while prioritizing environmental sustainability.