India’s total coal production stood at 661.54 lakh tonnes during the month of April this year. While Coal India Ltd and its subsidiaries produced 534.7 lakh tonnes of coal, production by Singareni Colleries Company Ltd stood at 53.23 lakh tonnes and production from captive mines touched 73.61 lakh tonnes during last month.
As per the provisional statistics of the Ministry of Coal, the total offtake of the coal sector was 708.68 lakh tonnes during the month. The power sector offtake touched the figure of 617.2 lakh tonnes in April. At the same time, offtake to the power sector from Coal India alone stood at 497.39 lakh tonnes.
Coal India has achieved the highest production of 534.7 lakh tonnes during April this year registering 6.02 percent growth.