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CIL Liquidates 35 Million Tonne of Coal from Pithead Stock H1 of 2019-20

Coal News - Published on Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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India’s Coal Minister Mr Pralhad Joshi informed parliament that the state-run Coal India Limited has liquidated 35 million tonnes of coal from its pithead stock in the first half of the current fiscal 2019-20. He said “The pithead coal stock with CIL was 54.15 million tonnes as on April 1, 2019 which reduced to 19.15 million tonnes as on September 30, 2019. Thus, the coal stock liquidation was 35 million tonnes in the first half of the financial year 2019-20.”

The minister also informed the upper house that CIL’s coal production rose by 10.6% in the first half of FY 18-19 to 256.47 million tonnes as against 231.88 million tonnes produced in the corresponding period of FY 17-18.

In a reply laid on the table of the upper house the minister also informed that India’s coal production grew by 8.14% to 730.35 million tonnes in FY 18-19 in comparison to 675.40 million tonnes of coal produced in the county in FY 17-18.

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Wed, 27 Nov 2019
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