northern coalfields limited: NCL posts 26% rise in coal production in April

Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), a subsidiary of Coal India, reported a year-on-year growth of 26.22 per cent in production and 18 per cent growth in dispatches in April 2020, giving the parent company a 28 per cent traction in production for the month under review. helped to do. an official said on Tuesday.

With a mission to reduce the shortage of dry fuel to power plants in the wake of acute power shortage, NCL extracted 10.81 million tonnes of coal during the month, which is 105.8 per cent of its monthly target.

Spurring supply to meet demand from coal consumers amid record energy demand in the post-pandemic period, NCL dispatched 11.14 million tonnes of coal in April, an increase of 18 per cent.

The company registered 122 million tonnes of coal production in 2021-22 and removal of 410 million cubic meters of overburden (the material above coal in open cast mining).

A record 110.6 million tonnes of dry fuel power stations were sent to dry fuel power stations, registering an annual growth of 17 per cent, of the 125 million tonnes of coal shipped to their consumers in the last fiscal.

NCL spent about Rs 1750 crore in 2021-22 on capital expenditure for strong infrastructure and capacity building.

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