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Coal production goes up by 32.57% to 67.59 million tonnes in June 2022

India’s coal production increased by 32.57 percent to 67.59 million tonnes (MT) from 50.98 MT during June, 2022 as compared to June 2021

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New Delhi: India’s coal production increased by 32.57 percent to 67.59 million tonnes (MT) from 50.98 MT during June 2022 as compared to June 2021. As per the provisional statistics of the Ministry of Coal, during June this year, Coal India Limited (CIL), Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) and captive mines and others registered a growth of 28.87 percent, 5.50 percent and 83.53 percent by producing 51.56 MT, 5.56 MT and 10.47 MT respectively. Of the top 37 coal mines as many as 22 mines produced more than 100 percent and production of another nine mines stood between 80 and 100 percent.

At the same time, coal despatch increased by 20.69 percent to 75.46 MT from 62.53 MT during June, 22 as compared to June 2021. During June 22, Coal India and captives or others registered a growth of 15.20 percent and 88.23 percent by despatching 58.98 and 11.05 MT respectively. SCCL registered a negative growth of 0.46 percent during the month.

The power utilities despatch has grown by 30.77 percent to 64.89 MT during June this year as compared to 49.62 MT in June 21 due to increase in power demand.

The coal-based power generation has registered a growth of 26.58 percent in June 2022 as compared to June 2021. The overall power generation in June 2022 has been 17.73 percent higher than in June 2021. However, coal-based power generation in the month of June 2022 has been 95,880 MU in comparison to 98,609 MU in May 2022 and registered a negative growth of 2.77 percent. Total power generation has also decreased in June 2022 to 138,995 MU from 140,059 MU in May 2022 and registered a negative growth of 0.76 percent.

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