Coal Production
Business  /  Published 03.05.22

India: Coal production surges 28%

India's coal output soared by 28 per cent to 66.1 million tonnes in April amid high demand from thermal power plants as several parts of the country grappled with power shortage. The overall coal...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.04.22

Captive coal output to touch a high

 Coal production from captive sources could reach a high of 130 million tonnes in 2022-33 with the government stepping up auction of coal blocks for commercial production. Production from captiv...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 02.04.22

Coal India sets 700mt production target

Coal India has set a production and offtake target of 700 million tonnes in 2022-23 after achieving a record production in 2021-22. The public sector miner achieved a record production of 622.6 milli...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.10.21

Joshi: There will be no power crisis

Amid the country's power plants grappling with coal shortages, Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Wednesday assured that there will be no crisis to meet the supply of coal for power generation. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bilaspur

India  /  Published 10.10.21

Power: 2% dip in consumption

Power consumption dipped by nearly 2 per cent or by 72 million units (MU) to 3,828 MU on Saturday compared to 3,900 MU on Friday, showing slight improvement in supply situation across the country amid...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 09.10.21

Power crisis alert for Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said the national capital could face a power crisis and that his government is taking adequate steps to avoid such a situation. He said he has written...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.10.21

Coal block forfeit plan

State-owned CIL’s coal production registered a marginal rise to 40.7 million tonnes in September. The development assumes significance in the wake of country’s power plants grappling with...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.08.21

Power plants battle coal shortage

State-owned NTPC said it was ramping up coal output from its mines and importing 2.7 lakh tonnes of the fossil fuel under existing contracts amid a massive depletion of coal stocks at power stations. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.04.21

Coal stocks pile up at pitheads

Coal stocks at the pitheads of Coal India have touched 100 million tonnes (mt) amid sluggish lifting by the power sector. Power plants procured 444.5mt in 2020-21 against the projected demand of 526mt...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.21

Political meddling hits coal loading

A continuing power struggle among groups of labourers supported by various politicians is affecting coal loading work at the Vishwakarma Project site of Bharat Coking Coal (BCCL) in the Kusunda area. ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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