Panadhro

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Panadhro
village
Panadhro Coal Mines
Panadhro Coal Mines
Panadhro is located in Gujarat
Panadhro
Panadhro
Panadhro is located in India
Panadhro
Panadhro
Location in Gujarat, India
Coordinates: 23°41′02″N 68°45′04″E / 23.684°N 68.751°E / 23.684; 68.751Coordinates: 23°41′02″N 68°45′04″E / 23.684°N 68.751°E / 23.684; 68.751
Country  India
State Gujarat
District Kachchh
Languages
 • Official Gujarati, Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GJ
Nearest Town Varmanagar
Website gujaratindia.com

Panadhro is a village located in Lakhpat Taluka of Kutch District of Gujarat State in India.

Panadhro is famous for its Lignite mines, which were developed in early 1970s and are run by Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited.[1]

Recently, Panadhro was in news when from Pandhro Lignite mine 9 Metre Crocodilian skeleton fossil was dug out of the mine, which was about 90 million years old.[2]

The town of S. K. Varmanagar developed after Panadhro mines were discovered is just a few kilometers away and fulfills the daily needs of mining community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panandhro". www.gmdcltd.com. Retrieved 2015-09-14. 
  2. ^ Palaeolithic foot prints