Talcher coalfields in Odisha’s Angul district will contribute a record 100 million tonnes of coal as against a target of 162.5 million tonne of MCL, said an official on Friday.
Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), the leading Coal India subsidiary, has set a target of 162.5 million tonnes of coal production during the financial year 2018-19.
“Talcher will set a new record this year by producing 100 million tonnes,” Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, MCL Chairman-cum-Managing Director said in a statement.
He said the Talcher coalfields will be growing at a rate of 50 million tonnes every five years. Read more
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