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During December 2022 India Achieves 82.87 Million Ton Coal Production

28 Coal Companies Produce More than 100 %

April – December 2022 Coal Production Stands at 607.97 Million Ton

Posted On: 05 JAN 2023 4:45PM by PIB Delhi

India’s total coal production increased by 10.81% to 82.87 Million Ton (MT) from 74.79 MT during the month of December, 2022 as compared to Dec'21. As per the provisional figures of Coal Ministry, during Dec, 2022, Coal India Ltd (CIL) registered a growth of 10.30%, whereas SCCL and Captive mines/ others attained a growth of 19.12% and 9.01% respectively. While 28 coal mines produced more than 100%, four mines’ production level stood between 80 and 100%.

At the same time, coal despatch increased by 5.28% to 78.91 MT from 74.95 MT during Dec'22 as compared to the previous year. During Dec'22, CIL , SCCL and Captive mines/Others registered a growth of 3.57%, 17.89% and  8.85% by despatching 62.72 MT, 6.72 MT and  9.46 MT respectively. Power utilities despatch has increased by 4.26% to 65.65 MT during Dec'22.

As declared earlier, coal production increased impressively by 16.39% to 607.97 MT during Apr-Dec’22 as compared to 522.34 MT produced during the same period of FY 22. CIL reported coal production of 479.05 MT up to December of FY 23 as compared to 413.63 MT during the same period of FY 22, representing an increase of 15.82%.



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