Coal India Production rises by 7 percent in April

Coal offtake is the amount of dry fuel supplied from the pitheads.

Coal India Production rises by 7 percent in April

State-owned CIL on Wednesday said in a exchange filing that its production increased 7.3 per cent to 61.8 million tonnes (MT) in April. The company had produced 57.6 MT of coal in the corresponding month of the previous fiscal, as per the information.

CIL accounts for over 80 per cent of domestic coal production. The company's coal offtake also registered a rise of 3.2 per cent to 64.3 MT last month, over 62.3 MT in the year-ago period.

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Of the 61.8 MT of coal produced by CIL, a maximum of 16 MT was produced by Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) followed by 14.1 MT by South Eastern Coalfields (SECL) and 11.8 MT by Northern Coalfields Ltd among others, in the previous month.

CIL's production increased 10 per cent to 773.6 MT in FY24 but fell short of its production target of 780 MT for the fiscal. The total production of Coal India was 703.2 MT in 2022-23.

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