India’s coal production goes up
As compared to the corresponding period of last year, India’s total coal production went up by 11.66 percent to 75.87 million tons in November 2022 from 67.94 million tons in 2021.
Out of the top, 37 mines in coal production as many as 24 mines produced more than 100 percent and the production of five mines stood between 80 and 100 percent in terms of output.
Coal-based power generation also registered a growth of 16.28 percent in November as compared to last year, while overall power generation in November was 14.63 percent higher than the power generated in November 2021.
The power utilities dispatch also increased by 3.55 percent to 62.34 million tons during November as compared to 60.20 million tons in the corresponding period of last year.
According to the Coal Ministry data, in November 2022, Coal India Ltd (CIL) registered a growth of 12.82 percent, whereas Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) and other captive mines registered a growth of 7.84 percent and 6.87 percent respectively.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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