Record For Indian Coal, 2021-22 Production Is Likely To Exceed 620 Million Tons

India’s coal production for the current fiscal stood at 614.4 million tonnes as at 28 March.


Major Mining Coal India Ltd is poised to record its highest production during fiscal 2021-22, surpassing the 620 million tonnes mark and overcoming a two-year consecutive decline in annual production, a company official said.

Miners ’production for the current fiscal stood at 614.4 million metric tons as of March 28.

“We have surpassed previous production highs … and may close this year at around 622 million tonnes,” the official told PTI.

Coal shipments are expected to exceed 660 million tonnes for 2021-22.

The Center has set an ambitious target of 670 million tonnes of production for the current fiscal. The miner previously said it was targeting 640 million tonnes for 2021-22.

In 2019-20, the company has produced 602 million tons of coal, and in 2020-21, its production totaled 596 million tons.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)


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