The Govt. takes steps to boost coal supplies to power plants

Mar 31:The Government has taken the following measures to increase the coal supply to power plants:

  1. To help the power plants in enhancing their coal stock, CIL has offered about 5.2 MT coal in October 2021 and 6 MT coal in December 2021 from its various subsidiaries to State/Central Gencos for lifting through (Road-Cum-Rail) RCR/Road mode.
  2. The government has issued revised coal stocking norms, which mandate the power plants to maintain sufficient stock at all times; if necessary, by import for blending to meet any contingent situation.

This information was given by Shri R.K Singh Union Minister for Power and MNRE in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.


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