Coal output increases 10% in May

Coal production by state-owned CIL rose by 7.46% to 64.40 MT in May compared to 59.93 MT in the year-ago period

June 4, 2024

Coal India Ltd (CIL) accounts for over 80% of domestic coal output

Coal production by captive and other entities in May 2024 stood at 13.78 MT (provisional), reflecting a growth of 32.76% from the previous year

India's overall coal dispatches in May reached 90.84 MT

CIL dispatched 69.08 MT of coal, with a growth of 8.50% compared to the corresponding period of the previous fiscal

The country’s coal production rose by 10.15% to 83.91 million tonnes (MT) in May compared to 76.18 MT in the year-ago period.

Coal production by state-owned CIL rose by 7.46% to 64.40 MT in May compared to 59.93 MT in the year-ago period, according to the Coal Ministry’s provisional data. Coal India Ltd (CIL) accounts for over 80% of domestic coal output. Additionally, coal production by captive and other entities in May 2024 stood at 13.78 MT (provisional), reflecting a growth of 32.76% from the previous year, which was 10.38 MT,” the ministry said in a statement. 

Similarly, India’s overall coal dispatches in May reached 90.84 MT, up by 10.35% against 82.32 MT reported in the same period last financial year. During the reported month, CIL dispatched 69.08 MT of coal, with a growth of 8.50% compared to the corresponding period of the previous fiscal when it was 63.67 MT. The total stock of dry fuel with coal companies stands at 96.48 MT.

Source: Economic Times

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