South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. (SECL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coal India Ltd and the largest coal producing company in the country. It was incorporated in 1985 with its headquarters in Bilaspur.

Its mining operations span 5 districts in Chhattisgarh and 3 districts in Madhya Pradesh.SECL has mining operations in the following districts


  • Bilaspur
  • Raigarh
  • Korba
  • Koriya
  • Sarguja

Madhya Pradesh

  • Shahdol
  • Umariya
  • Anuppur

 South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. (SECL)bilaspur

SECL has more than 90 mines - including open cast mines, underground mines and mixed mines. The the organization has 13 administrative areas that are strategically spread across Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

  • Johilla area
  • Sohagpur area
  • Jamuna & Kotma area
  • Hasdeo area
  • Chirimiri area
  • Baikunthpur area
  • Bisrampur area
  • Bhatgaon Area
  • Korba area
  • Gevra area
  • Kusmunda area
  • Raigarh area
  • Dipka area


In 2007, SECL was awarded the Mini Ratna status. More ...