Get list of Eastern Coalfields Limited Recruitment 2016-2017 along with other details such as no. of vacancies and Eastern Coalfields Limited Jobs 2016-2017. Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) is a coal manufacturer which is located in India. ECL was established in 1975 after nationalisation of the coal mines in India. It inherited all the private sector coal mines of the Raniganj coalfield. It is one of the eight fully owned subsidiaries of Coal India Limited. The companies headquarters are located at Sanctoria, Asansol, in West Bengal. Currently it owns 105 operating mines, out of which 81 are underground and 24 are opencast mines. Mainly its mines are in West Bengal, and some are in the state of Jharkhand.