B.C.C.L (Bharat Coking Coal Limited). Is a public sector actively engaged in mining of coal and allied activities. B.C.C.L produces bulk of the coking coal mined in the country. B.C.C.L meets almost 50% of the total prime coking coal requirement of the integrated steel sector. B.C.C.L was incorporated in January, 1972 to operate coking coal mines operating in the Jharia & Raniganj coalfields, taken over by the Govt. of India on 16th Oct, 1971 to ensure planned development of the scarce coking coal resources in the country. Vijay Laxmi Transport supports B.C.C.L by providing their wagon loading services. B.C.C.L has a tremendous outreach in India, Vijay Laxmi Transport supports B.C.C.L through their coal transporting services, and VLT helps B.C.C.L to stretch into newer region in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha etc.

The company operates 81 coal mines which include 40 underground, 18 opencast and 23 mixed mines as on April 2010. The company also runs 6 coking coal washeries, two non-coking coal washeries, one captive power plant (20 MW), and five by-product coke plants. The mines are grouped into 12 areas for administration purposes.


BCCL is the major producer of prime coking coal (raw and washed) in India. Medium coking coal is produced in its mines in Mohuda and Barakar areas. In addition to production of hard coke, BCCL operates washeries, sand gathering plants, a network of aerial ropeways for transport of sand, and a coal bed methane-based power plant in Moonidih.


Bharat Coking Coal Limited gave an annual coal production of around 37.04 million tonnes in 2016-17 with a turnover of ₹11,505 crore (US$1.7 billion). It has a manpower of about 49,901 as on 01.10.2017.