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Twenty four Coal Mines Record More than 100% Production

Newdelhi:11/8/22:The overall coal production has increased by 11.37% to 60.42 million ton (MT) from 54.25 MT during July, 2022 as compared to July 2021. As per the provisional statistics of the Ministry of Coal, during July this year Coal India Ltd (CIL), Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) and captive mines/others registered a growth of 11.12% and 44.37% by producing 47.33 MT and 9.80 MT coal respectively. However,   SCCL registered a negative growth of 32.51% during the month.

Of the top 37 coal mines, production of 24 mines was more than 100 per cent during July this year.  Another seven mines’ production stood between 80 and 100 per cent.

At the same time, coal despatch increased by 8.51% to 67.81 MT from 62.49 MT during July, 2022 as compared to the previous year. During July 2022, CIL and  captive mines/others registered a growth of 8.17% % and 40.78% by dispatching  54.54 and 9.91 MT respectively.

The Power utilities despatch has grown by 17.09% to 58.45 MT during July this year  as compared to 49.92 MT in  July 2021 due to increase in power demand. Coal based power generation has registered a growth of 4.76% in July 2022. The overall power generation in July 2022 has been 4.29% higher than in July 2021.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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