Production and Supplies

Production And Supplies

REFORMS & ACHIEVEMENTS OF MINISTRY OF COAL SINCE 2014

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 893.19 million tonnes in 2022-23. The all India Production of coal during 2023-24 was 997.25 MT  with a positive growth of 11.65%.

Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries accounted for 703.20 MT during 2022-23 as compared to a production of 622.63 MT in 2021-22 showing a positive growth of 12.94%. Coal production of CIL during 2023-24 was 773.64 MT with a positive growth of 10.02%.

Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is the main source for supply of coal to the southern region. The company produced 67.14 million tonnes of coal during 2022-23 as against 65.02 MT during the same period of previous year. SCCL production of coal during 2023-24 was 70.02 MT with a positive growth of 4.30%. Small quantities of coal are also produced by TISCO, IISCO, DVC and others.

2024-2025

COAL PRODUCTION AND OFFTAKE APRIL- 2024 (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 838.00 61.77 57.57 7.30 838.00 64.26 63.35 3.06
SCCL 72.00 5.48 5.57 -1.76 72.00 5.68 6.00 -5.46
Captive & Others 170.00 11.43 10.12 12.99 170.00 15.16 11.95 26.90
Total 1080.00 78.68 73.26 7.39 1080.00 85.10 80.30 5.97
Source: CCO 

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:

(Million tonnes)

Coal 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24*
Coking Coal 51.83 51.20 57.16 56.05 58.12
Non-Coking Coal 196.70 164.05 151.77 181.62 202.88
Total Coal Import 248.53 215.25 208.93 237.67 261.00
Coke 2.88 2.46 2.48 3.63 3.96
*Import upto March, 2024  (Source:-DGCI&S)

Coal Production and Offtake data (last 10 years).

Despatch of coking and non-coking coal (last 10 years).

Despatch of Raw coal and lignite (last 10 years).

Production of coking and non-coking coal (last 10 years).

Production of Raw coal and liginte (last 10 years).

Coking Coal washery performance during last Five years

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