The Mining Engineering Department at ITBHU stands as the first ever Mining Engineering Department in the country. It was founded by Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya as early as in the year 1923. Starting from the triumphant beginning , the Department is now the biggest in the country with all facilities related to Mining Engineering under one roof. The Department is divided into six divisions with laboratories well equipped with both conventional and modern facilities. Facilities have been developed for research in collaboration with mining industry in dealing with their practical problems and also problems of fundamental nature.

It has been excelling in fields such as :

Rock Mechanics and ground control
Mine Environment
Mineral Beneficiation and Coal Preparation
Mine Planning and Design
Exploration and Exploitation
Mine Machinery.

The above divisions consist of 19 laboratories. Beside this, the Department has provided itself with an Undergorund Experimental Model Mine well equipped for demonstration, experimental and research purposes particularly in the field of underground mechanised transport systems, mine ventilation and mine surveying experiments.

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