New Delhi: India’s coal production increased by 10.35 % to 67.84 million tonnes (MT) from 61.47 million tonnes during November, 2021 as compared to Nov 2019. Additionally the total coal despatch of the country increased by 21.38% to 71.13MT during November.

Out of the total production during Nov 2021, Coal India Ltd (CIL) achieved a growth of 7.60% by producing 53.80 MT, Singareni Collieries Ltd (SCCL) achieved a growth of 3.09% by producing 5.61 MT and captive blocks registered a growth of 39.68% by producing 8.43 MT of coal during November.

Total coal production up to November this fiscal stood at 353.40 Million Ton compared to 334.47MT during the previous year and 330.23 MT during the financial year 2020.  At the same time, power sector despatch indicated a growth of 25.60% to 60.29 MT. Coal based power generation during November this year has been 75620MU, indicating a growth of 8.56% in comparison to November, 2019.

Of 35 top mines for coal production 9 mines produced more than100% and another 10 mines produced more than 80% but less than 100% during November this year as per the provisional statistics of ministry of coal.