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Coal India’s supply to non-regulated sector rises 31%


State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Tuesday said its supplies to the non-regulated sector rose 31% to 98 million tonnes (mt) in the April-December period of the current fiscal. Coal India Ltd (CIL) supplied 75 mt fuel in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

“Even as CIL supplies to the country’s power sector exceeded the projected commitment, the company supplied an all-time high volume of 98 million tonnes to non-regulated sector consumers till December,” the maharatna firm said in a statement.

With increased production and maximised supplies through all modes of despatch, the coal offtake to power plants of the country by the PSU rose to 454 mt during the April-December period.

“This is 8 mt higher than the committed quantity of 446 mt for the period. Compared to 433 mt of April-December last year, the increase is 21 mt with around 5% growth,” the PSU said.

It produced 532 mt of coal in the April-December period of FY24, logging a year-on-year growth of 11%.


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