Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Thursday said it registered a 10.6% increase in coal output at 115 million tonnes for the July-September period, on the back of record growth in production and off-take in the month of September.
The company’s coal production grew at 31.6% and off-take at 31.7%, highest ever in any September, an official statement said.
Coal India had produced 104 million tonnes coal in Q2 last year and supplied 134.4 million tonnes of coal in the period, compared to 122.4 million tonnes in the corresponding period last year, registering a growth close to 10%, it said.
Supplies to coal-fired power utilities during Q2 at 103.2 million tonnes logged a growth of around 3%. CIL supplied 100.67 million tonnes during the same quarter last fiscal.