NTPC Limited has recorded an increasing trend in coal production from its captive mines, with the captive coal production recorded at 2.6 million tonnes (mt) in February 2023, while the despatch was recorded at 2.5 mt.
This amounts to a robust growth of 80 per cent and 87 per cent respectively, in February 2023 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year. The cumulative coal production has crossed 20 mt during FY 2022-23 till February 2023. NTPC has taken numerous steps to augment the coal production from its mines. Using technologies like high-capacity dumpers and increasing the existing fleet size of excavators has allowed the operational mines to increase their production. Meanwhile, NTPC has registered an 11.92 per cent growth in generation amounting to 364.2 billion units in FY 2022-23 till the month of February 2023, as compared to the country’s generation growth of 9.56 per cent.