Open Cast Mines In Jharia As India's Coal Import Demand Expected To Exceed China by 2016-17

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Day laborers walk towards trucks at an open pit coal mine in the... News PhotoAsia,Cargo Container,Coal,Coal Mine,Coal Miner,Container,Day,Delivering,Finance,Freight Transportation,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Indian Subcontinent Ethnicity,Jharkhand,Mine,Miner,Mining,Occupation,Poverty,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg © 2014 Bloomberg Finance LPDay laborers walk towards trucks at an open pit coal mine in the Bestacolla Colliery in Jharia, Jharkhand, India, on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Coal India Ltd., the worlds largest producer, estimates on its website that the nation faces a supply deficit of 350 million tons by 2016-2017, thereby overtaking import demand from China, the worlds biggest coal consumer and producer. Photographer: Sanjit Das/Bloomberg via Getty Images