Question: Where is the highest contribution of coal in India?

Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra accounted for 98.09% of the total known coal reserves in India. As on 31 March 2019, Jharkhand and Odisha had the largest coal deposits of 25.88% and 24.76% respectively.

Where is highest coal consumption in India?

Jharkhand is the highest consumption of coal in India.

What is the rank of India in coal production?

India holds 107,727 million tons (MMst) of proven coal reserves as of 2016, ranking 5th in the world and accounting for about 9% of the world’s total coal reserves of 1,139,471 million tons (MMst).

Which coal is found in India?

Types of coal found in India

Bituminous: It is a medium grade of coal having high heating capacity. It is the most commonly used type of coal for electricity generation in India. Most of bituminous coal is found in Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh.

Which state is first in production of coal?

TOP 10 LARGEST COAL PRODUCING STATES IN INDIA

S.NO STATE COAL RESERVES (MILLION TONNES)
1. Chhattisgarh 52,533
2. Jharkhand 80,716
3. Odisha 75,073
4. Madhya Pradesh 25,673
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