Self-sufficiency Must To End Coal Import: Goyal Tells CIL


Self-sufficiency Must To End Coal Import: Goyal Tells CIL

Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday urged state-run Coal India Ltd to pledge self-sufficiency in production to eliminate import of the dry fuel, and look at reviving the 1-billion tonne output aim.

The government had earlier set a target of 1 billion tonne of coal production by fiscal 2019-20 for the mining major. Coal India has announced a production aim of 652 million tonne in 2018-19.

“Our next step would be to revive the one billion tonne production aim of CIL as decided earlier,” Goyal said. Read more

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