Substantial Increase in Coal Production from Captive Mines

  • Production Likely to Touch 120 Million Ton Next Fiscal

Coal production from captive mines during this year till November has already reached around 50 million ton and it is very likely to touch 85 MT during the current financial year ( 2021-22) which is significantly higher than last year achievement of 62 MT.

In order to further enhance coal production the Secretary, Ministry of Coal Dr Anil Kumar Jain reviewed the issues related to Environment and Forest Clearances impacting development of new coal blocks,  with  senior officers of  the Ministry in view of high demand for domestic coal. Coal production from captive mines is expected to reach 120 MT during the  next financial year (2022-23).

This achievement will further fulfil the vision of Aatmanirbhar bharat in domestic coal production.