Production and Supplies
Through sustained programme of investment and greater thrust on application of modern technologies, it has been possible to raise the All India production of coal at 778.21 million tonnes in 2021-22. The all India Production of coal during 2022-23 was 893.19 MT with a positive growth of 14.77%.
Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries accounted for 622.63 MT during 2021-22 as compared to a production of 596.22 MT in 2020-21 showing a positive growth of 4.4%. Coal production of CIL during 2022-23 was 703.20 MT with a positive growth of 12.94%.
Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is the main source for supply of coal to the southern region. The company produced 65.02 million tonnes of coal during 2021-22 as against 50.58 MT during the same period of previous year. SCCL production of coal during 2022-23 was 67.14 MT with a positive growth of 3.26%. Small quantities of coal are also produced by TISCO, IISCO, DVC and others.
COAL PRODUCTION AND OFFTAKE APRIL-OCT- 2023-2024 (IN MT)
|Company||Target||Ach. (Prov)||Actual During Cores
period of previous year
|Growth (%)||Target||Ach. (Prov.)||Actual During Cores
period of previous year
|Captive & Others||162.14||75.94||62.23||22.03||162.14||80.50||63.47||26.83|
|Note: Production and Offtake of CIL is including Gare Palma IV/1 and IV 2&3 and production of captive is excluding these blocks.|
COAL DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING
The Marketing Division of CIL coordinates marketing activities for all its subsidiaries. CIL has set up Regional Sales Offices and Sub-Sales Offices at selected places in the country to cater to the needs of the consuming sectors in various regions.
IMPORT OF COAL
As per the present Import policy, coal can be freely imported (under Open General Licence) by the consumers themselves considering their needs based on their commercial consideration.
Coking Coal is being imported by Steel sector mainly to bridge the gap between the requirement and indigenous availability and to improve the quality. Other sectors like Power sector, cement etc. and coal traders are importing non-coking coal.
Details of import of coal and products i.e. coke during the last four years including the current year is as under:
|Total Coal Import||248.53||215.25||208.93||237.67||87.97|
|*Import upto July, 2023 (Source:-DGCI&S)|