The Ministry of Coal has reviewed the production level of Coal India Limited (CIL) at several levels including reviews at Planning Commission and also at the level of Ministry of Coal. Accordingly, the Government shall continue to intensify its efforts to provide the support required by the coal companies to achieve the targets, CIL has planned to take the following major steps to achieve the targets during the next financial year:
i) By increasing the efficiency of the equipments, regular monitoring, mechanization as programmed and strict supervision of the existing mines and on going projects.
ii) Capacity addition from new & future projects.
iii) Intensively pursuing with the Government for resolving issues of environmental and forestry clearances, land acquisition and law & order problems.
As per Annual Plan 2010-11, Coal production target for CIL was fixed at 460.50 Mt. This has been reviewed at the time of finalization of Annual Plan 2011-12. Revised estimate for CIL for 2010-11 is 440.20 Mt. Though, the achievement made up-to Feb. 2011 is 380.625 Mt..