The country’s coal output increased by 10.4 per cent to 370.3 million tonnes (MT) in the April-October period of the current financial year. India’s coal output was at 335.2 MT in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, according to official data. In the current financial year, all-India coal production up to October 2018 has grown by 10.4 per cent and that by Coal India (CIL), by 10.1 per cent, the data showed.
The country’s coal production increased from 565.77 MT in 2013-14 to 676.48 MT in 2017-18, an increase of 110.71 MT. Between 2009-10 and 2013-14, there was an increase of 33.73 MT in coal output. As on November 12, coal output of CIL was 326.63 MT with a growth rate of 9.6 per cent, the data said.
In the current fiscal, the all-India coal dispatch up to October has increased by 8.3 per cent and that by CIL, by 7.4 per cent, it said. Read More
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