Coal Bed Methane Capture and Commercial Utilization

Project Summary

The objectives of this project are to control greenhouse gas emissions and demonstrate the economic viability of harnessing coalbed methane, an important greenhouse gas, in the Indian coal mining sector. The full project is intended to build national capacity in the field of coalbed methane recovery and utilisation

Project Details

GEF Project ID
325
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Project Approved
Country
India
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Forests
GEF Project Manager

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,190,000 USD
Co-financing Total
10,039,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 19,229,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Concept Approved
01 Jul 1997
Project Approved for Implementation
29 Apr 1998
Project closed