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NTPC makes a debut in coal mining

Pakri Barwadih has block area of 46.26 sq km with a mine capcity 15 million tonne per annum

Shreya Jai  |  New Delhi 

NTPC Ltd, the country's largest power producer, has made a debut in captive coal production. Its first rake of coal from Pakri Barwadih coal mine was flagged off today in Jharkhand. The mine has estimated mining annual capacity of 15 million tonne and has been allotted by the Union government to NTPC as basket mine to meet the fuel shortfall of its power stations. One of the contentious coal mines of the state-owned power generating major NTPC Pakri Barwadih in Jharkhand it commenced operations after seven years of allotment. Pakri Barwadih has block area of 46.26 ...

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