India's coal production rises 17 pc in Apr-Nov period

Updated: Dec 2 2022 5:24PM

India's coal production rises 17 pc in Apr-Nov period

New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) The country's coal production increased 17 per cent to 524.20 million tonnes in the April-November period of the ongoing fiscal.

India's coal output was at 447.54 million tonnes in the year-ago period.

In a bid to augment coal production capacity, the government has put 141 new coal blocks for commercial mines auction and has been engaging regularly with various coal companies in the country and monitoring their production, the coal ministry said in a statement.