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

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Lumps of coal sit on the ground at an open pit coal mine in the... News PhotoAsia,Coal,Coal Mine,Coal Miner,Delivering,Finance,Fuel and Power Generation,Horizontal,India,Indian Subcontinent,Indian Subcontinent Ethnicity,Jharkhand,Mine,Miner,Mining,SittingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg © 2014 Bloomberg Finance LPLumps of coal sit on the ground 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