Coal production records 15.8 per cent rise in September 2023, reaching 67.21 mt

As per the Ministry of Coal, the coal production has significantly increased by 15.81 per cent from 58.04 million tonnes (mt) in September 2022 to 67.21 mt in September 2023.

Coal India Limited reported a production of 51.44 mt in September 2023, a 12.63 per cent growth compared to September 2022. The cumulative coal production up to September 2023 reached 428.25 mt in 2023-24, recording a 12.06 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2022-23, when it was 382.16 mt. Additionally, coal dispatch witnessed a significant boost in September2023, reaching an impressive 70.33 mt, registering a growth of 15.12 per cent compared to 61.10 mt recorded in September 2022.