New Delhi: The dispatch of coal to different sectors was at 78.91 million tonnes (MT) in December, registering a rise of 5.28 percent. The coal dispatch in the corresponding month of previous fiscal was 74.95 MT. The dispatch of coal to the power sector increased by 4.26 percent to 65.65 MT during the last month. The country's total coal production increased by 10.81 percent to 82.87 MT from 74.79 MT during the last month as compared to the year-ago period.
"During December 2022, CIL (Coal India), SCCL (Singareni Collieries Company Ltd) and captive mines/others registered a growth of 3.57 percent, 17.89 percent and 8.85 percent by despatching 62.72 MT, 6.72 MT and 9.46 MT of coal respectively," as per the provisional figures of coal ministry.
CIL registered a growth of 10.30 percent, whereas SCCL and captive mines/ others attained a growth of 19.12 percent and 9.01 percent, respectively. While 28 coal mines produced more than 100 percent, four mines' production level stood between 80 and 100 percent.
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