Coal India Limited’s (CIL) coal production has increased to 351.9 million tonnes (mt) in April-October 2022, recording a year-on-year growth of 17.4 per cent .
The company’s coal production stood at 299.6 mt in April-October 2021. CIL has set a target of 700 mt coal production for 2022-23. The company accounts for over 80 per cent of the domestic coal output. The company’s coal production rose to 52.9 mt in October 2022, as compared to 49.8 mt in the corresponding month of previous fiscal. Meanwhile, CIL’s coal offtake during April-October 2022 went up to 385.7 mt from 364.4 mt in the year-ago period. However, in October 2022, the coal offtake dropped to 53.7 mt from 56.5 mt in the same month of last fiscal.