Coal India’s supply of coal to power sector drops by 8.5% in April-October
22nd Nov 2019

Coal India’s (CIL) supply of coal to the power sector has dropped by 8.5 percent to 253 million tonnes (MT) in the April- October period of 2019-20. Fuel supply by company in the year-ago period was 276.8 MT. The supply of coal to power sector by company in October dropped by 19.3 percent to 33.8 MT, over 41.9 MT in October last fiscal.

The company saw its output decline by 6 percent to 241 MT in April-September on account of monsoon. The company is gearing up to regain its production tempo and keep coal supplies to power sector going after the torrential rainfall across its subsidiaries dealt a crippling blow to the company's coal production and offtake.

Coal India is the world’s largest coal mining company. It also produces non-coking coal and coking coal of various grades for diverse applications.