Home / Industry / Energy /  India coal output rises 12% YoY in September to 57.93 million tonne

New Delhi: Coal output in India rose to 57.93 million tonnes in September, up by 12% year-on-year. (YoY). According to data from Coal Ministry, Coal India Ltd. (CIL), SCCL and captive mines/others recorded a growth of 12.35%, 8.43% and 12.37%, respectively, by producing 45.67 million tonne, 4.93 million tonne and 8.02 million tonne, respectively.

Of the top 37 mines, 25 mines production level has been more than 100% and that from another five mines stood at 80% to 100% during September, the ministry said in a statement.

Coal dispatch rose 1.95% to 61.18 million tonne last month from 60.02 million tonne a year ago, it said.

Dispatches to power utilities rose to 51.71 million tonne during September from 50.16 million tonne a year ago, the ministry said.

Coal-based power generation registered a growth of 13.40% YoY in September. Overall power generation in September rose 13.77% on year.

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