Duki the tehsil of district loralai in province Natural resources of pakistan pdf,is rich with high quality Coal with highest rate of extraction throughout Pakistan. Coal is the main business of the area. Almost all the Pushtun tribes in Duki including Nasar, Tareen, Luni, Dumar and many others, do this business.
Nasar tribe has much hold of this business as they are considered the master miners and businessmen. There are big local coal tycoons like Sardar Akbar Oshkhail Nasar,Sardar Tahir Luni, Sardar Ansari,Sardar Israr Tareen, Sardar masoom khan tareen,Sardar Akbar kamalkhail Nasar, tekadat Atha Muhammad Nasar etc. The business of coal in the Duki district is mainly under the control of the Coal mines owners,the Petti tekadars,and the coal agents. The coal mines owners own the coal mines either by being the owners of the land or have acquired the rights to extract the coal through the allotment of the extraction of coal.
The Petti tekkadars does not own the coal mines, rather they own the mines on commission from the Coalmines owners. They are many Petti tekaddars working in the Tehsil Dukki. The coal agents of the area play a vital role as they help in transporting and sending coals to other cities by becoming mediators. At least 3000 metric tons of Coal of different quality is transported to Punjab Province of Pakistan.
Punjab province and is mainly used in the Brick kilns and other factories like textile,cement etc. The best quality seam is known locally as ” Top” . On average at least 1000 coal mines are functional. The business is privately run by the local tribes and on average business transactions of Rs.
50 million takes place on daily basis. Duki is the best ever privately run mining Valley in Pakistan. At least 50 million rupees business is done on the daily routine. Per day income of the labour on average in mining .
Qudrati,slati and Loee sims are other qualities of sims. Kingri sub-Tehsil of Musakhel District is located on borders of Punjab Province. Kingri area is well known for its natural proven coal reserves. In early 1980s coal exploration started but due to unavailability of proper road structure, the project was stopped. In President Musharaf’s regime the road problems from Fort Minro to Kingri was met with, and now the area is connected to the rest of the country for business and travel. The area possesses two different seems, one coming from Chamalang and other from Duki. The Hills having coal are hard and supportive to mining.