There is no shortage of coal at the power generation plants across the nation, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said that “there is no shortage of coal for the power plants of the country”.
As per the report of the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), during the April-November period of the ongoing fiscal, total cost-based generation has been 99.16 per cent of the programme generation with a growth of 5.5 per cent over the year-ago period.
“This has been possible due to increased supply of coal to the power sector,” it said. Read More