Coal India registers 160 mt output during April-June 2022

Coal India Limited’s (CIL) coal production has registered an increase of 29 per cent year-on-year to a record 159.8 million tonne (mt) during April-June 2022 from 124 mt recorded in the correspoding period a year-ago.

CIL on an average supplied 1.684 mt of coal per day to the power sector in June 2022 quarter compared to a daily requirement of 1.650 mt. The supplies to coal-fired plants have gone up to 1.713 mt per day against the projected requirement of 1.6 mt during the same month. CIL’s offtake to the power sector witnessed a 27 per cent growth to 51.4 mt compared to 40.4 mt in June 2021. Higher supplies during the month resulted in coal stock accretion to the tune of 77,000 tonnes per day at the power plants end. The total coal off-take during the quarter grew nearly 11 per cent to 177.6 mt against 160.3 mt a year ago. CIL’s total off-take in June grew 15 per cent to 59 mt compared to 51.2 mt in the year-ago period.