NTPC’s captive coal mines witness 65 per cent YoY growth in 2022-23

NTPC Limited has recorded a coal production of 23.2 million tonnes (mt) in 2022-23, witnessing a 65 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth against its previous fiscal production of 14.02 mt.

The production is from its four operational coal mines, namely NTPC Pakri-Barwadih (Jharkhand), NTPC Chatti Bariatu (Jharkhand), NTPC Dulanga (Odisha), and NTPC Talaipalli (Chhattisgarh). NTPC has also achieved the highest ever annual overburden removal of 73.0 million cubic meters, representing 129 per cent YoY growth compared to 31.9 million cubic meters of overburden removal in the previous fiscal year. Meanwhile, the coal despatch was recorded at 21.9 mt, with a YoY growth of 48 per cent over coal despatch of 14.8 mt in the previous fiscal.