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Coal India production slower than the captive mines, shows govt data

During 2020-22, production from the captive mines jumped by 38.5 per cent while CIL saw a tepid growth of 3.4 per cent, according to government data

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In terms of dispatch to the power sector, captive mines have raced ahead, witnessing a growth of 72 per cent compared to 15 per cent for CIL.

Shreya Jai New Delhi
Coal production by Coal India (CIL) has grown slower than the captive mines, awarded over the last six years.

During 2020-22, production from the captive mines jumped by 38.5 per cent while CIL saw a tepid growth of 3.4 per cent, according to government data.

In terms of dispatch to the power sector, captive mines have raced ahead, witnessing a growth of 72 per cent compared to 15 per cent for CIL. For the current fiscal year, CIL’s production is expected to be around 565 million tonnes.

As thermal power stations across the country face a coal crunch, the Union

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First Published: May 21 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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