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NTPC urges NCL to extend coal supply under flexi scheme

IANS  |  Kolkata 

subsidiary (NCL) on Saturday said the has urged the to further extend its support to the up-country power stations of it, under flexi utilisation of domestic coal scheme after "sufficient" fuel being supplied to its pithead thermal power plants by the

"has urged NCL to extend its support to the up-country power stations of including (TPS) in under Flexi Utilization of Domestic Coal scheme," an said.

The company is also supplying 2.5 lakh tonnes of coal per month to under the scheme.

Power maker's on Saturday visited miner's mine that feeds the power producer's (STPS), India's largest thermal power station.

NCL has at present Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with three of its pit-head thermal power stations namely Vindhyachal, Singrauli STPS and Rihand STPS and supplies more that 50 per cent of its produced coal to NTPC's power plants.

is having 26 days of coal stock against normative requirement of 15 days with supplies from miner's Nigahi and Dudhichua coal mines. Similarly, Singrauli and have 29 and 30 days of coal stock respectively, the said.

NCL has been entrusted with the responsibility to produce 100 million tonnes (mt) of coal in this fiscal while its off-take target was at 100.5 mt.

The company produced 77.89 mt of coal so far, up 11 per cent from the last year while its coal off-take was at79.02 mt till date, up by 7 per cent from corresponding period last fiscal.



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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 23:54 IST