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Record: NCL dispatched highest ever 4.1 lakh tonnes coal in a single day

Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) has created another record by dispatching its highest ever 4.1 lakh tonnes of coal to consumers in a single day on October 27
Record: NCL dispatched highest ever 4.1 lakh tonnes coal in a single day
Record: NCL dispatched highest ever 4.1 lakh tonnes coal in a single day

New Delhi: Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) has created another record by dispatching its highest ever 4.1 lakh tonnes of coal to consumers on October 27. The record despatch comes amid the soaring supply by NCL to meet the increasing demand for coal. Breaking records on a regular interval, the company in the last two months has achieved the ‘Highest Ever’ feat for the third time reaching 3.87 lakh tonnes, 4 lakh tonnes, and now 4.10 lakh tonnes. NCL’s path-breaking performance in terms of coal dispatch and its timing is assumed significance in the backdrop of the spurt of the energy demand of the nation.

The company also sent the highest ever 80 merry-go-round coal-laden rakes to pit head thermal power plants yesterday. Merry-go-round is an eco-friendly and efficient coal transportation mode that uses dedicated railway tracks from the mine to the power plant.

Ramping up the coal supply NCL in total sent 118 coal trains to different consumers across the country which accounts for 80 MGR and 38 Indian Railways rakes. On Wednesday NCL’s coal dispatch to the power sector stood up to 3.73 lakh tonnes.

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Keeping up the pace with the nation's requirement the NCL has dispatched 67.41 MT of coal in this fiscal with 15 percent Y-o-Y growth and is committed to leaping beyond its target to meet the demand.

In spite of post heavy monsoon and COVID-19 issues, the company is posting positive growth in coal production and has produced 62.81 MT of coal till date in the current financial year (FY21).

NCL is targeting 119 MT coal production and 126.5 MT coal dispatch in this fiscal, the company is increasing its coal production and developing operational infrastructure to make the nation 'Atmanirbhar in coal sector with meeting the national coal demand.

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