Coal India reports 8% increase in supplies to power sector


Coal India Limited has supplied 389.63 million tonne of coal to the power sector during current year (up to January 22, 2019) registering a growth of 8 per cent over the same period last year.

A Coal Ministry statement said, “Railway rake loading of CIL, including loadings from washery and Good-Shed siding, has increased by 8 per cent during the current year as compared to the same period last year.”

“As on January 22, 2019 power plants have 18.663 million tonne (mt) coal, which is stock sufficient for 11 days. Last year on the same date it was 13.759 mt coal stock which was sufficient for 9 days,” the statement added.


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