Acute coal crisis hits Nalco power plant

Acute coal crisis hits Nalco power plant

Web India reported that the 1200 MW NALCO Captive Power Plant which supplies uninterrupted power to its smelter plant has plunged into a crisis due to short supply of coal from coalmines of Mahanadi Coalfield Limited.

The coal and power Tango

The coal and power Tango

This story is probably apocryphal but worth retelling. PM Jawaharlal Nehru was visiting a coal mine in Bihar. He was told mining activity was down. When he asked why, he was told it was because there were not enough train wagons to carry the coal from the mine to the factory.