The Coal India Limited (CIL) said here on Saturday its supplies to the power sector grew by 7.1 per cent to 440.8 million tonnes (mt) in April-February of the current financial year.
“The total coal off-take to the power sector during April-February was at 440.8 mt against 411.5 mt in the year ago period, registering a growth of 7.1%. The increase in coal off-take to the thermal power stations during the period was 29.3 mt,” a Coal India official said.
During the current fiscal, the company on an average loaded 206.2 rakes a day to the power sector against 198.7 rakes a day in the year ago period, clocking a growth of 3.8 per cent.
During the 11 months of FY19, the miner achieved 99 per cent and 99.5 per cent of the respective targets in coal production and coal off-take, surging ahead by 32.62 mt volume increase in production and 23.45 mt rise in off-take against the same period last year. Read More
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