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Coal India Subsidiaries Set Up 1,509 Isolation Beds in Eight States

Coal News - Published on Mon, 06 Apr 2020

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State-owned CIL's subsidiaries have set up 1,509 isolation beds in eight states in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Of the 1509 beds, Coal India arm Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd has set up a maximum of 664 beds at its hospitals in places like Bhubaneswar, Angul, Jharsuguda, Sambalpur, and Sundargarh in the state of Odisha. Besides, Northern Coalfields Ltd has come up with 200 isolation beds in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Bharat Coking Coal Ltd has set up 100 beds, Central Coalfields Ltd 180 beds, Eastern Coalfields Ltd 144 beds, South Eastern Coalfields Ltd 132 beds, Western Coalfields Ltd 75 beds and North Eastern Coalfields Ltd 14 beds.

The eight coal-bearing states are Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, and Assam.

The subsidiaries have also distributed more than 3.3 lakh face masks to people in and around the coal mines, the official added.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Mon, 06 Apr 2020
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