Coal imports in Apr-May dip marginally to 36 mn tonnes

Coal imports in Apr-May dip marginally to 36 mn tonnes

Coal imports in the first two months of the ongoing fiscal registered a marginal decline of 2.6 per cent at 36.49 million tonnes (MT). The drop in coal imports comes at a time when some regions, including the national capital, are facing power shortage due to fast depleting coal stockpiles at power plants.

PSE power plants resume coal imports

PSE power plants resume coal imports

State-run thermal power plants in India’s coastal States have again begun buying overseas coal due to domestic coal shortages, government and utility officials said, in a setback for the country’s long-term plans to eliminate imports.

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