Coal Import By Power Sector In Apr-jun Period 14% Less Than Last Year


Coal Import By Power Sector In Apr-jun Period 14% Less Than Last Year

The import of coal by the country’s power sector in the April-June quarter was 14 per cent less than the amount imported in the same period last fiscal, Parliament was informed today.

“In 2018-19 (up to June 30, 2018), coal import by the power sector is 14 per cent less than the import in the corresponding period of last year,” Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said in a reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

The country’s coal import has fallen from 217.7 million tonnes (MT) in 2014-15 to 190.9 MT in 2016-17.  Read More

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