COAL MINING - INDIA
GVK forayed into coal mining as part of its backward integration strategy to meet the requirements of its thermal power projects. The Tokisud North Sub-block and Seregarah block in Jharkhand have been allocated to cater to the coal requirements of Goindwal Sahib Thermal Power Project, Punjab and other upcoming thermal projects in northern India.
Tokisud North Sub-Block
This coal block falls in the South Karanpura Coalfield and is located in Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand. It is around 60 km North West of Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand and is being developed into a captive coal mine. This project will cater to the coal requirements of the upcoming Goindwal Sahib Thermal Power Project, Punjab.
This coal block is located in North Karanpura Coal field and is around 100 km from Ranchi in the District of Latehar, Jharkhand. This project will cater to the part requirement of thermal power project under construction as well as for future expansion.