Odisha-based Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India, supplied close to 75.41 million tonnes (mt) of coal to power sector during the third quarter of this fiscal, as compared with 69.29 mt in the same period last year — registering a growth of around nine per cent.
MCL supplied around 104.6 mt to its consumers in the first three quarters of current fiscal, almost 3.5 per cent higher as compared to 101.1 mt dispatched during same period in FY18.
“Despite being challenged by several bandhs and other obstructions in its coal mining operations, MCL has been successful to increase coal supplies to the consumers, particularly the power generators,” said a press statement issued by the company.
The increase in supply of coal to consumers from MCL mines has been possible due to support from railways. As a result of operational synergy with railways Read More
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