Production and Supplies

Production And Supplies

COAL PRODUCTION

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 716.08 million tonnes in 2020-21 (Provisional). The all India Production of coal during 2021-22 were 777.31 MT (Provisional) with a positive growth of 8.55%.

Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries accounted for 596.219 million tonnes during 2020-21 as compared to a production of 602.129 million tonnes in 2019-20 showing a negative growth of 0.98%. Coal production of CIL during 2021-22 were 622.640 MT(Provisional) with a positive growth of 4.43%.

Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is the main source for supply of coal to the southern region. The company produced 50.580 million tonnes of coal during 2020-21 as against 64.044 million tonnes during the corresponding period last year. SCCL production of coal during 2021-22 was 65.021 MT(Provisional) with a postive growth of 28.55%.  Small quantities of coal are also produced by TISCO, IISCO, DVC and others.

 

2022-2023

COAL PRODUCTION AND OFFTAKE APRIL-APRIL- 2022-2023 (IN MT)

  Production* Offtake/Dispatch*
Company Target Ach. (Prov) Actual During Cores
period of previous year
Growth (%) Target Ach. (Prov.) Actual During Cores
period of previous year
Growth (%)
CIL 700.00 53.470 41.890 27.64 700.00 57.550 54.100 6.38
SCCL 70.00 5.323 4.857 9.59 70.00 5.744 5.444 5.51
Captive* 130.00 6.845 4.488 52.53 130.00 7.323 5.547 32.02
Others* 11.00 0.433 0.382 13.35 11.00 0.441 0.393 12.21
Total 911.00 66.071 51.617 28.00 911.00 71.058 65.484 8.51
Source: CCO report Production and dispatch target in respect of coal companies and others for Annual Plan 2022-23 and Annual Action Plan 2022-23
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 prudence.

Coking Coal is being imported by Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and other Steel manufacturing units mainly to bridge the gap between the requirement and indigenous availability and to improve the quality. Coal based power plants, cement plants, captive power plants, sponge iron plants, industrial consumers and coal traders are importing non-coking coal. Coke is imported mainly by Pig-Iron manufacturers and Iron & Steel sector consumers using mini-blast furnace.

Details of import of coal and products i.e. coke during the last six years is as under:

(Million tonnes)

Coal 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21(Prov.) 2021-22(Prov.)*
Coking Coal 41.64 47.00 51.84 51.83 51.20 52.24
Non-Coking Coal 149.37 161.25 183.51 196.70 164.05 134.34
Total Coal Import 191.01 208.24 234.35 248.53 215.25 186.58
Coke 4.36 4.59 4.93 2.88 2.48 2.17
*Import upto Feb, 2022  (Source:-DGCI&S and CBIS’s website)

Coal Production and Offtake data (last 10 years).

Coking Coal washery performance during last three years

Despatches of Coal by type during last ten years

Production of coal & Lignite for last ten years

Production of Coking Coal during last ten years

Production of Non-coal during last ten years

Production of Raw Coal from Opencast & Under-ground mines during last ten years