Coal India produces 602.14 mn tonne coal in FY20

CIL has set up a new record for the highest-ever production in a day since its inception

Coal India, CIL, All-time high production, Production growth, CIL subsidiaries, Northern Coalfields, Western Coalfields

Coal India (CIL) produced 602.14 million tonne coal in FY20, missing the target of 660 million tonne for the year. CIL recorded an all-time high production of 84.36 million tonne in March 2020, posting 6.5% growth as compared to the same month in 2019.

By producing 3.85 million tonne coal on 30 March 2020, CIL has set up a new record for the highest-ever production in a day since its inception.

In Q4/FY20 CIL clocked a robust 9.9% production growth compared to Q4/FY19. It produced 213.71 million tonne coal during January-March 2020, an increase of 19.26 million tonne in volume terms, compared to 194.45 million tonne that the company reported for Q4/FY19.

Against 240.93 million tonne production during April-September 2019, CIL produced 361.21 million tonne in October 2019 to March 2020.

Two of CIL's subsidiaries Northern Coalfields (NCL) and Western Coalfields (WCL) surpassed their respective annual production targets of FY20, achieving 102% and 103% of their respective targets. While NCL produced 108.05 million tonne for FY20, WCL's output was 57.64 million tonne.

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