Coal output up by 12.01% in September over last year
COAL & MINING

Coal output up by 12.01% in September over last year

India’s overall coal production increased by 12.01% to 57.93 million tonne in September 2022 from 51.72 MT in September 2021, as per the provisional statistics from the Ministry of Coal.

During September 2022, Coal India (CIL), Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) and captive mines/others registered a growth of 12.35 %, 8.43% and 12.37% respectively, producing 45.67 MT, 4.93 MT and 7.33 MT.

Of the top 37 mines, 25 mines saw production level at than 100% and production at another five mines stood between 80% and 100% during September.

Coal dispatch increased by 1.95% to 61.18 MT from 60.02 MT during September 2022 as compared to the same period last year. During September 2022, CIL, SCCL and captive mines/others registered a growth of 1.03%, 4.13% and 6.84%, despatching 48.88 MT, 4.77 MT and 7.53 MT respectively.

Power utilities dispatch increased to 51.71 MT during September 2022 as compared to 50.16 MT in the same period last year. Coal-based power generation registered a growth of 13.40% in September '22 as compared to the previous year. The overall power generation in September '22 was 13.77% higher than in September 2021.

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India’s overall coal production increased by 12.01% to 57.93 million tonne in September 2022 from 51.72 MT in September 2021, as per the provisional statistics from the Ministry of Coal. During September 2022, Coal India (CIL), Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) and captive mines/others registered a growth of 12.35 %, 8.43% and 12.37% respectively, producing 45.67 MT, 4.93 MT and 7.33 MT. Of the top 37 mines, 25 mines saw production level at than 100% and production at another five mines stood between 80% and 100% during September. Coal dispatch increased by 1.95% to 61.18 MT from 60.02 MT during September 2022 as compared to the same period last year. During September 2022, CIL, SCCL and captive mines/others registered a growth of 1.03%, 4.13% and 6.84%, despatching 48.88 MT, 4.77 MT and 7.53 MT respectively. Power utilities dispatch increased to 51.71 MT during September 2022 as compared to 50.16 MT in the same period last year. Coal-based power generation registered a growth of 13.40% in September '22 as compared to the previous year. The overall power generation in September '22 was 13.77% higher than in September 2021. See also: Phase-I work underway on coal mining equipment manufacturing unitIRCON bags Rs 2.56 bn contract from Mahanadi Coalfields

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