Coal production rose 16% year-on-year to 67.21 mn tonnes in Sep

New Delhi, October 3 (IANS) Coal production rose 16 per cent to reach 67.21 million tonnes in September, 2023 from 58.04 million tonnes during the corresponding period last year.The production of Coal India Limited (NS:) (CIL) rose to 51.44 million tonnes in September 2023 as against 45.67 million tonnes in September 2022, thus recording a growth of 12.63 per cent.

The cumulative coal production (up to September 2023) saw a quantum jump to 428.25 million tonnes in 2023-24 as compared to 382.16 million tonnes during the same period in 2022-23, showing a growth of 12.06 per cent.

Additionally, coal dispatch too witnessed a rise in September 2023, reaching 70.33 million tonnes, against 61.10 million tonnes recorded during the corresponding period of last year, registering a growth of 15 per cent.

At the same time, CIL’s dispatch reached 55.06 million tonnes in September 2023, compared to 48.91 million tonnes in September 2022, representing a growth of 12.57 per cent.



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