SECL joins 100 MT club, CMD Panda lauds team efforts
SECL joins 100 MT club – NEW DELHI, INDIA– The largest subsidiary of coal behemoth CIL has crossed the 100-tonne-per-year mark in coal output. On 18.01.2022, SECL’s coal production was 100.19 MT.
India, with the world’s fifth-largest coal resource, is the world’s second-largest coal producer, accounting for about 10% of worldwide production.
Coal India Limited, a Maharatna PSU, operates over 350 mines in eight states across the country, accounting for two-thirds of the country’s primary energy supply.
CIL plans to generate 670 MT of raw coal in FY 2021-22, with a large contribution from the flagship Mini-Ratna company.
SECL is CIL’s only subsidiary, producing 150 MT or more of coal in the last three years.
SECL has dispatched 121.56 MT of coal in the current fiscal year, an increase of 14% over the previous year. Over the preceding year, the output levels have also increased.
SECL prioritizes supplying coal to power utilities, and daily coal rake dispatches have just surpassed the half-century level.
The Company had reached 5 lakhs per day output for the first time in the current year just before being disrupted by unseasonal rains in mid-January.
Sh. AP Panda, CMD SECL, praised the team’s efforts in reaching this significant milestone. He praised the employees, stakeholders, state government, unions/associations, and SECL family members for their efforts and support. In FY 2021-22, SECL plans to generate 172 MT of coal.
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