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Coal India Apr-Nov production at 323.57 mn tons; misses target

World's largest coal miner had set a target of 360.84 MT during the April-November period of 2016-17 financial year

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A worker carries a container filled with drinking water at a railway coal yard on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Photo: Reuters
A worker carries a container filled with drinking water at a railway coal yard on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Photo: Reuters

State-run behemoth India Ltd (CIL) produced 323.57 million tonnes (MT) of in the first eight months of the current financial year.

The world's largest miner had set a target of 360.84 during the April-November period of 2016-17 financial year, it said in a regulatory filing.

During November, the miner produced 50 of the fossil fuel against a target of 53.85

The offtake of the dry fuel by the during the period was 340.32 MT, lower than the target of 381.55

Last month's offtake stood at 48.16 against a target of 49.80

CIL, which accounts for over 80 per cent of the domestic production, is eyeing 598 production in 2016-17 and targets to produce a billion tonnes by 2020.

First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 21:28 IST
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