The Coal India Limited (CIL) has recorded a daily coal dispatch of 1.31 MT by September 18, 2017 out of which 1.05 MT of coal was dispatched to power sector.
A total of 201 railway rakes of coal were despatched to different consumers out of which 185 railway rakes were despatched to power sector alone, as per the status report released by the Coal Ministry.
The dispatch to the power sector was around13.8% more as compared to September 18, 2016. The pit head stock at CIL coal mines was 32.876 MT. The number of power plants in critical and super critical category was 6 and 12 respectively.