State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) on Friday said it has supplied 272.88 million tonnes (mt) of coal to the power sector during the April- October period, up by 8.9 per cent, from 250.68 mt in the year-ago period.
“We have supplied 22.20 mt of more coal to the power sector during April-October 2018 than what we did a year ago in the same period,” a CIL official said.
With coal production at 306.24 mt during the first seven months of the current fiscal, the miner posted a double digit output growth of 10.1 per cent compared to the same period last year, the volume increase being 28.21 mt.
During the April-October period of last year, the company’s coal production was 278.03 mt. Read more