Coal Minister reviewed coal production of CIL and its subsidiaries

He said Power Plants have a coal stock of 17.5 MT as on date, sufficient to last more than 9 days. Additionally, CIL has more than 32 MT coal stock. 

Coal Minister reviewed coal production of CIL and its subsidiaries

New Delhi: Union Coal Minister and Mines Shri Pralhad Joshi on Thursday, December 2, 2021, reviewed coal production of Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries, and dispatch to the power sector, along with Minister of State Raosaheb Patil Danve and officials from the Ministry of Coal, Government of India.

He emphasized the continuous supply of coal to the power sector, with constant efforts. He said Power Plants have a coal stock of 17.5 MT as on date, sufficient to last more than 9 days. Additionally, CIL has more than 32 MT coal stock. 

However, he directed coal companies to further scale up production on mission mode in order to meet the annual targets.