Newdelhi:17/*10/23:Shri Amrit Lal Meena, Secretary, Ministry of Coal released the statistical publication “Provisional Coal Statistics for 2022-23” here today in the presence of Shri M. Nagaraju, Additional Secretary, Ms. Vismita Tej, Additional Secretary, Ms. Santosh, DDG and other senior officers of the Ministry. This annual publication is meticulously crafted by the Coal Controller Organization (CCO) to meet the data-related requirements of researchers, policymakers, and various stakeholders
Coal remains an indispensable and crucial pillar of our economy, serving as a propelling force that drives growth and development. As the primary source of commercial energy in India, coal accounts for half of our energy consumption and remains the dominant fuel for power generation due to its reliability compared to other renewable energy sources. The availability of accurate and high-quality statistics pertaining to coal and lignite is of utmost importance for effective data analysis and informed decision-making. “Provisional Coal Statistics 2022-23” serves as a singular platform that encapsulates vital data relating to the coal and lignite sector for the year 2022-23.
The Provisional Coal Statistics 2022-23 provides comprehensive and detailed information on various aspects, including coal reserves, production, coal production & productivity, pit-head closing stock, performance of captive blocks & commercial blocks, dispatches, import, export, coal washeries, Royalty, DMF, NMET, etc. It offers valuable insights into the dynamic landscape of the Coal and Lignite sector, enabling stakeholders to take informed decisions based on reliable data. The detailed report may be accessed at the following link- https://coal.gov.in/sites/default/files/2023-10/17-10-2023a-wn.pdf