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MCL rises to become the leading coal producer of India

Leading coal producer of India

MCL to be the leading coal producer of India

Leading coal producer of India – Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has surpassed 157 million tonnes (MT) in coal production in FY’22, exceeding every other company’s previous high to become the country’s biggest coal producer. 
 
The company generated 7.62 lakh tonnes of dry fuel on March 12, 2022, the highest in a single day during the current financial year, reaching 157.7 MT,  an improvement of almost 16% over the previous fiscal year 
 
Mr. OP Singh, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the firm, complimented all officials, staff, contracted company employees, and other stakeholders for their contributions in making MCL the country’s premier coal producer. 
 
In his congratulations letter to all staff, the CMD stated, “MCL has to play a bigger role in securing energy security for the nation.” 
 
MCL broke all prior records by delivering over 166 MT dry fuel to customers, a 22 percent increase over the previous financial year, and removing 195 MCuM (million cubic metres) of Over Burden, a 19 percent increase over the previous financial year. 

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