Power, rail ministers review coal stock position at power plants

Power, rail ministers review coal stock position at power plants

Power and renewable energy minister R K Singh and coal and railway minister Piyush Goyal today chaired a meeting for review of coal stock position at thermal power stations. Officials from the power, coal and railway ministries analyzed the targets for coal production and dispatches by coal companies during the meeting.

Coal Supply Situation Improves Over Last 7 Months

Coal Supply Situation Improves Over Last 7 Months

The coal supply situation in the country has improved moderately in the past seven months, with the average indigenous coal stock (AICS) at power plants increasing from 7.38 million tonnes (mt) in October last year to around 16.7 mt in April 2018.