Feb 04: India’s overall coal production increased by 12.94% to 89.96 Million Tons (MT) from 79.65 MT during Jan’23 as compared to Jan’22. As per the provisional data of the Ministry of Coal, during Jan’23 Coal India Ltd (CIL) registered a growth of 11.44%, whereas SCCL and captive mines/others registered a growth of 13.93% and 22.89% respectively.
Of the top 37 coal-producing mines, 28 mines produced more than 100% and the output of three mines stood between 80 and 100 per cent during Jan 2023.
At the same time, coal despatch increased by 8.54% to 81.91 MT from 75.47 MT during Jan’23 as compared to Jan’22. During Jan’23, CIL, SCCL and captives/others registered a growth of 6.07%, 14% and 21.9% by despatching 64.45 MT, 6.84 MT and 10.61 MT respectively. The Power utilities despatch has increased by 8.01% to 67.72 MT during Jan’23 as compared to 62.70 MT in Jan’22
Coal-based power generation has achieved a growth of 17.79% in Jan’23 and overall power generation in Jan’23 has been 18.33% higher than the power generated in Jan’22. Similarly, total power generation has advanced in Jan’23 to 136973 MU from 128536 MU in Dec’22 and registered a growth of 6.56%.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.