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India stares at power crisis, govt assures of ‘ample coal’

  • Posted On: April 25, 2022
As the country is staring at a power crisis with concerns over coal shortage, the union coal ministry said that ample coal is available in the nation which is being refilled regularly with record production and will serve the country for another month.

Currently, 72.5 MT of coal is present at different sources like stock with @CoalIndiaHQ, SCCL, washeries, etc., and 22.01 MT with TPPs, Coal companies are dispatching almost 2.0 MT coal every day to power sector through various modes, such as railways, roadways & RCR-mode. Additionally, 16.7 MT coal has been offered to Power Gencos with option to lift this quantity through RCR-mode to sufficiently stock up

India Stares At Power Crisis, Govt Assures Of ‘ample Coal’ | Mint (livemint.com)