Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) has increased the production of coal to 57.6 million tonnes (mt) in 2019-20.
According to WCL, in the last five years, it has opened 20 mines with a capacity of 45.64 mt. These mines produced 35.8 mt of coal in fiscal 2019-20. As a result, the company’s production increased to 57.6 mt and it was able to meet the coal demands of its customers. WCL plans to increase production to 75 mt by 2023-24 and 100 mt in 2027-28.