During the month, 25 mines of the top 37 in the country reported its production level to have increased by over 100 per cent
India’s total coal production has registered an increase of 12 per cent YoY to 57.93 Million Ton (MT) from 51.72 MT in September 2022.
As per statistics from Ministry of Coal, CIL, SCCL and captive mines/others registered a growth of 12.35 per cent, 8.43 per cent and 12.37 per cent by producing 45.67 MT, 4.93 MT and 7.33 MT respectively in September this year.
During the month, 25 mines of the top 37 in the country reported its production level to have increased by over 100 per cent while five more mine’s production stood between 80 and 100 per cent.
Data suggests that the coal despatch in September also increased by 1.95 per cent to 61.18 Million Ton (MT) from 60.02 MT during September 2022 as compared to the same period last year. During September, 2022, CIL, SCCL and Captive mines/others registered a growth of 1.03 per cent, 4.13 per cent and 6.84 per cent by despatching 48.88 MT, 4.77 MT and 7.53 MT respectively.
Meanwhile, power utilities despatch has increased to 51.71 MT during Sept. 2022 as compared to 50.16 MT same time last year.
Coal based power generation has registered a growth of 13.40 per cent in September 2022 as compared to the previous year. The overall power generation has been 13.77 per cent higher than the power generated in September 2021.