Coal production reaches up to 76.26 mt in May 2023

India’s coal production has reached upto 76.26 million tonnes (mt) in May 2023, recording an increase of 7.10  per cent over 71.21 mt recorded in the correspoing period of 2022-23.

The production of Coal India Limited (CIL) has increased to 59.94 mt in the month of May 2023 as compared to 54.72 mt in May 2022, recording a growth of 9.54 per cent. With increased first mile connectivity infrastructure, coal dispatch in May 2023 was recorded at 82.22 mt as compared to 77.79 mt in May 2022, registering a growth of 5.70 per cent. Coal despatch from captive and commercial coal block was reported at 12.23 mt in May 2023 in comparison to 10.47 mt in May 2022, registering a growth of 16.84 per cent. The total coal stock as of May 31, 2023 stood at 112.41 mt, compared to 82.97 mt on May 31, 2022.