Team Blitz India
NEW DELHI: India has achieved a substantial surge in overall coal production during the month of September 2023, according to a statement from the Ministry of Coal.
It attained an overall production of 67.21million tonne (MT), surpassing the figures of 58.04 MT in the corresponding month in previous year, the ministry release stated, adding that this represents an increase of 15.81 per cent.
The production of Coal India Limited (CIL) has risen to 51.44 MT in the month of September 2023 as compared to 45.67 MT in September 2022 with the growth at 12.63 per cent.
The cumulative coal production (up to September 2023) has seen quantum jump to 428.25 MT in FY’ 23-24 as compared to 382.16 MT during the same period in FY’ 22-23, registering a growth of 12.06 percent.
Additionally, coal dispatch witnessed a significant boost in September 2023, reaching an impressive 70.33 MT, showcasing notable progress compared to the 61.10 MT recorded in September2022, with a growth rate of 15.12 per cent.
At the same time, CIL dispatch reached 55.06 MT in September2023, compared to 48.91MT in September 2022 – a growth of 12.57 per cent.
The Cumulative Coal Dispatch (up to September 2023) has seen significant increase to 462.32MT in FY’ 23-24 as compared to 416.64 MT during the corresponding period in FY’ 22-23 with a growth of 10.96 per cent.