It was the third coalmine leased to SMCL. It is a part of the old mine operated, which was under auction by a private firm. The DGM granted the mining lease to operate the mine under the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Druk Holding Investments Ltd. for the operation of coalmines in the country SMCL.

Multiple coalmines are required to meet the domestic demand for coal. Coal production from each coalmine is limited due to its nature of occurrence. Rishore coalmine is known to produce the best quality coal in the country so far. The mine is located Rishore area under Dewathang Gewog, Samdrup Jongkhag.

Type of mineral mined         : Coal (sub-bituminous)

Grade                                      : UHV above 5500

Ave. production capacity      : 25,000 MT in the first year

Leasehold area                      : 51.436 acres (

Lease period                          : 4th April, 2017 to 3rd April, 2027 (10 years)

Domestic supply                    :  100 %

OUR TEAM

MR. WANGCHUK

MINES SUPERVISOR

LOCATION

RISHORE

DEWATHANG 

SAMDRUP JONGKHAR

OFFICE HOUR

9:00 AM – 5.00 PM
MONDAY – FRIDADY

9:00 AM – 1.00 PM
SATURDAY

CONTACT

+975 17 33 93 74