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Coal supply by Coal India to power sector dips 22% to 32 MT in April

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State-owned Coal India's supply to the power setor has dropped 22 per cent to 31.95 million tonnes in April amid slump in the fuel demand in the country on account of Covid-19-induced lockdown.
Coal India (CIL) had supplied 40.90 million tonnes (MT) of April, 2019, the coal ministry said in a report.
CIL, the world's largest coal producing company, is a major supplier of the dry fuel to the power sector in India.
The coal supply by state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) to the power sector

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First Published: May 28 2020 | 3:04 PM IST

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