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Coal India says enough supplies, advises power plants to stock up

CIL has called for bids to supply 2.4 mt of coal to be delivered for the July to September 2022 period

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The company said along with CIL's import tenders, several power units have already placed import orders for 26.7 MTs and another 10 MT tenders are under process.

Shreya Jai New Delhi
National miner Coal India Limited (CIL) said on Thursday the country has enough supplies, but power plants must stock up before monsoon shapes production at mines.

CIL has a stockpile of around 43 million tonne (MT). Besides that, the inventory at power plants is 26.2 MT and coal awaiting transportation at private washeries, goods sheds and ports is 4.6 MTs, CIL told 'Business Standard'.

CIL recently issued a tender for purchasing imported coal for power-generating companies (gencos) after the central government directed it to meet the shortfall in the domestic supply chain. CIL has called for bids to supply 2.4

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First Published: Jun 30 2022 | 8:01 PM IST

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