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.