The coal despatch has been affected due to continuous protest by locals at Balram open cast project in Talcher coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), said a statement on Friday.
It said at least 60,000 tonne coal could not be supplied to various consumers due to the stoppage of coal dispatch. The residents of Danara village has stopped coal supply from the mines since October 6 over various reasons, the MCL statement said.
Major consumers including Nalco, Jindal India Thermal Power Ltd (JITPL), Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL), Bhusal Steel, and GMR affected due to the stoppage of coal despatch from Solada stock, said the statement.
Danara villagers on Thursday stopped overburden removal at Mahalakshmi outsourcing patch of Balram OCP. Read More
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