31% Increase in Captive/Commercial Production Anticipated this Fiscal
Two More Mines to Start Production in March
As per the latest figures (till 02nd March 2023) of the Ministry of Coal, India’s coal production exclusively from Captive/ Commercial mines has crossed 100 Million Ton (MT) for the first time.
Coal production from Captive/Commercial coal blocks was around 5.09 Lakh Ton on 02nd March 2023 which was the highest ever single day production.
Production from captive/commercial coal mines during current FY till February has increased by 29.8% over FY 2021-22. Coal ministry is hopeful of achieving more than 112 million ton production from captive/commercial coal blocks in 2022-23 with an increase of about 31% over last year.
Four new coal mines have started production in FY 2022-23 and two other coal mines will start production this month.