Northern Coalfields

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Industry Coal
Founded November 1985
Headquarters Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, India
Key people
Ms.Shantilata Sahu, Chairman-cum-Managing Director(Additional Charge)
Products Coal
IncreaseINR 21.5 billion (2006) or USD 524 million
Number of employees
16329 (2013)

Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) is an ISO-14001 certified company and is among the top public sector undertakings in India. It was started in 1985 and is a subsidiary of Coal India. Its headquarter is in Singrauli. Earlier it was a subsidiary of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL). It

In December 2008, NCL achieved its company-wide ISO 9001:2000 certification. It is also preparing to implement a company-level Integrated Management System to simultaneously comply with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and SA 8000; which will cover all its mining establishments, other support units, and all headquarters functions.

NCL operates 12 coal mines[edit]

  • Amlohri
  • Block-B
  • Bina
  • Dudhichua
  • Jhingurdah
  • Kakri, An open Coal Mine in southern part of Sonebhadra District in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Khadia
  • Nigahi
  • Krishnashila

Coal blocks in the area[edit]

Coal production[edit]

NCL Produced 68.64 Million Tonnes of coal in the year 2013-2014.

Future investments[edit]

After achieving profits and coal production more than the targeted value, NCL in collaboration with UPRVUNL is planning to set up a 1000 megawatt coal-based power plant in Uttar Pradesh. NCL is also planning to set up a power plant of 1000 megawatts in Madhya Pradesh with Neyveli Lignite Corporation. NCL has already got the permission with the Directors of CIL.



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