Ministry of Coal

Growth of 8% in Coal Supply to Power Sector

Increase of 35.6% in Coal stock at the power plants

Railway rakes are playing crucial role in supply of coal to power sectors

Posted On: 24 JAN 2019 6:00PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of Coal has been in a constant endeavor to maintain coal stock at sufficient level and increase coal supply to meet energy need of the country.

 Coal India Ltd. has supplied 389.63 MT coal to power sector during current year (up to 22ndJanuary 2019) registering a growth of 8% over the same period of last year.

Railway rake loading of CIL including loadings from washery& Good-Shed siding has increased by 8% during current year as compared to the same period last year.

As on 22ndJanuary 2019 power plants are having 18.663 MT coal stock sufficient for 11 days. Last year on the same date (22nd Jan 2018) it was 13.759 MT coal stock which was sufficient for 9 days. There has been an increase of 35.6% in coal stock at the power plants as compared to the same period of last year.



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