Government of India has said that Coal India Ltd. has supplied 389.63 MT coal to power sector during the current year (up to 22nd January 2019) registering a growth of 8% over the same period of last year.
Railway rake loading of CIL including loadings from washery and Good-Shed siding has increased by 8% during current year as compared to the same period last year.
As on 22nd January 2019 power plants are having 18.663 MT stock sufficient for 11 days. Last year on the same date (22nd Jan 2018) it was 13.759 MT coal stock which was sufficient for 9 days. There has been an increase of 35.6% in stock at the power plants as compared to the same period of last year.