NLCIL ramping up its coal production from 4 Million Tonnes to 20 Million Tonnes Per Annum PSU NEWS

The coal produced is being transported to one of the End Use Plant, NLC Tamilnadu Power Limited’s 2 x 500 MW at Tuticorin, Tamilnadu, a subsidiary of NLCIL.

 

NLCIL ramping up its coal production from 4 Million Tonnes to 20 Million Tonnes Per Annum
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New Delhi: At a time when the economy is growing up and electricity demand is increasing, NLC India Limited, a ‘Navratna’ PSU’s 20 MTPA Talabira II & III Open Cast Mine, Odisha has crossed 2 Million Tonnes production till date during its first full year of operation. 


NLCIL has taken steps to achieve the Target of 6 MTPA from its original schedule of 4 MTPA during the current year and considering the high demand for coal, NLCIL is taking all-out efforts to augment the Coal Production of Talabira Mine up to 10 MTPA for the current year and up to 20 MTPA from next year onward. 


This will not only provide fuel security to End Use Plants but also make available coal in the market. The coal produced is being transported to one of the End Use Plant, NLC Tamilnadu Power Limited’s 2 x 500 MW at Tuticorin, Tamilnadu, a subsidiary of NLCIL. The entire generated power is catering to the requirement of Southern States, major share (more than 40%) to Tamilnadu.


Recent Amendment to Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act on Mineral Concession Rules by Ministry of Coal, Govt. of India on 1st October 2021 has enabled the Mine for sale of excess Coal after meeting the coal requirement of End Use Plant. Accordingly, the permission from Ministry of Coal has been sought to sell the excess coal.



Posted Date :  12-10-21

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