Coal production increases 18 per cent to 448 mt as of October 2022

The country’s total coal production stood at 448 million tonnes (mt) as of October 2022, registering a growth of 18 per cent as compared to the coal production during corresponding period of 2021.

The growth of coal production from Coal India Limited (CIL) was also more than 17 per cent. Notably, the Ministry of Coal is planning to build a 30 mt stock at domestic coal-based plants by the end of November 2022. This would help in augmenting the stock at thermal power plants to upto 45 mt by March 31, 2023.

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