Total Coal Production reaches 661.54 Lakh tonne in April
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Total Coal Production reaches 661.54 Lakh tonne in April

As per the provisional statistic of the Ministry of Coal, India’s total coal production during the month of April, 2022 stood at 661.54 lakh tonne. While the total offtake of the coal sector was 708.68 lakh tonne during the month, the power sector offtake touched the figure of 617.2 lakh tonne in April. At the same time, offtake to the power sector from Coal India alone stood at 497.39 lakh tonne.

While Coal India (CIL) and its subsidiaries produced 534.7 lakh tonne coal, the production by Singareni Colleries Company (SCCL) stood at 53.23 lakh tonne and the production from captive mines touched 73.61 lakh tonne during last month.

Coal India has achieved the highest production of 534.7 lakh tonne during April this year indicating 6.02 percent growth. The previous highest ever production was recorded during April, 2019 having attained a production of 450.29 lakh tonne. Similarly, coal offtake touched the figure of 570.55 Lakh tonne in April. The previous highest offtake of coal was recorded in April, 2021 with 540.12 lakh tonne.

The total coal production during the financial year 2021-22 was 7,770.23 lakh tonne (provisional) compared to 7,160 lakh tonne during 2020-21, recording a growth of 8.55 per cent. Coal India (CIL) production had gone up by 4.43 per cent from 5,960.24 lakh tonne in 2020-21 to 6,220.64 lakh tonne during the fiscal 2021-22.

Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) with an increase of 28.55 per cent growth produced 650.02 lakh tonne during 2021-22 compared to 500.58 lakh tonne the previous year. Coal production of captive mines has gone up to 890.57 lakh tonne and during 2020-21 the same was only 690.18 lakh tonne.

Total coal dispatch during 2021-22 touched the figure of 8,180.04 lakh tonne against the figure of 6,900.71 lakh tonne the previous year, an increase of 18.43 per cent. During the period, CIL dispatched 6,610.85 lakh tonne coal against 2020-21 figure of 5,730.80 lakh tonne.

As per the provisional statistic of the Ministry of Coal, India’s total coal production during the month of April, 2022 stood at 661.54 lakh tonne. While the total offtake of the coal sector was 708.68 lakh tonne during the month, the power sector offtake touched the figure of 617.2 lakh tonne in April. At the same time, offtake to the power sector from Coal India alone stood at 497.39 lakh tonne. While Coal India (CIL) and its subsidiaries produced 534.7 lakh tonne coal, the production by Singareni Colleries Company (SCCL) stood at 53.23 lakh tonne and the production from captive mines touched 73.61 lakh tonne during last month. Coal India has achieved the highest production of 534.7 lakh tonne during April this year indicating 6.02 percent growth. The previous highest ever production was recorded during April, 2019 having attained a production of 450.29 lakh tonne. Similarly, coal offtake touched the figure of 570.55 Lakh tonne in April. The previous highest offtake of coal was recorded in April, 2021 with 540.12 lakh tonne. The total coal production during the financial year 2021-22 was 7,770.23 lakh tonne (provisional) compared to 7,160 lakh tonne during 2020-21, recording a growth of 8.55 per cent. Coal India (CIL) production had gone up by 4.43 per cent from 5,960.24 lakh tonne in 2020-21 to 6,220.64 lakh tonne during the fiscal 2021-22. Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) with an increase of 28.55 per cent growth produced 650.02 lakh tonne during 2021-22 compared to 500.58 lakh tonne the previous year. Coal production of captive mines has gone up to 890.57 lakh tonne and during 2020-21 the same was only 690.18 lakh tonne. Total coal dispatch during 2021-22 touched the figure of 8,180.04 lakh tonne against the figure of 6,900.71 lakh tonne the previous year, an increase of 18.43 per cent. During the period, CIL dispatched 6,610.85 lakh tonne coal against 2020-21 figure of 5,730.80 lakh tonne.

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