Ministry targets 1017 million ton coal production in 2023-24

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New Delhi, Feb 16, 2023: The target of all India coal production has been fixed at 1017 Million Ton (MT) for the financial year 2023-24. steps taken by the Government to increase domestic coal production by engaging Mining Developers cum Operators (MDOs) are as under:-

(i) Coal India Limited (CIL) has identified 15 projects with total project rated capacity of 168.58 MTY for implementation through MDO mode. Out of these 15 projects, Letter of Award (LoA) has already been issued to nine projects having total capacity of 126.74 MTY.

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(ii) NLC India Limited (NLCIL) is implementing two MDO projects with 29MTY.

This information was given by Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Feb 06, 2023 in a written reply in Rajya Sabha.