Oct 17, 2019· The respective shares were: West Bengal 584 mt, Karnataka 382 mt, Bihar 486 mt, Punjab 229 mt, Tamil Nadu 171 mt and UP 250 mt. The power projects linked to Deocha Pachami shown green signal by the coal ministry's Standing Linkage Committee at its meeting held on August 29, 2013 were: West Bengal – Sagardighi phase II (1,000 mw) and Sagardighi phase III (500 mw), Santaldih (500 mw) .
India is the third largest coal producer in the world after China and USA. The biggest reserves of coal are in the USA, Russia, China and India. The details of state –wise representation of Billion tones of geological resources of Indian coal are presented in Table 1 . .