There is no shortage of coal at any of the major consumers of Northern Coalfields Ltd, according to company Chairman and Managing Director, PK Sinha. But, the north-bound evacuation of coal is a challenge, he said.
Speaking on the sidelines of the First International Conference on Opencast Mining Technology and Sustainability (ICOMS-2018), Sinha told BusinessLine, “The power plants nearby are not facing any shortage…They receive coal through Merry-Go-Round (MGR) mode…We have been meeting 100 per cent of their demand.”
NCL supplies coal to pithead power plants of NTPC Ltd, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVUNL) and Renupower division of Hindalco Industries. Read More