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NLC India starts coal production from Odisha mines 4 years after allocation

The two assets, Talabira II and III, will be used to meet the needs of its existing and future coal fired power plants


NLC India had earlier commissioned one of the two lignite based power plants (1000 MW- two units of 500 MW each), the first of its kind in the country. Photo:

Gireesh Babu Chennai
Public sector firm NLC India has said it has started the production of coal for the first time from two mines in Odisha that were allocated to it in 2016. 

The company today said that it has started coal production from its Talabira II and III mines in Odisha, which have a capacity of 20 million per annum. The mines will be used to meet the requirement of its existing and future coal fired power plants. The coal block has been developed on the mine development operator (MDO) model that has been implemented by NLC team. This mine has a low

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First Published: Apr 28 2020 | 8:05 PM IST

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