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 Govt says, overall coal production increases by 61 MT during 2021-22


  • The Coal Ministry has said that coal imports declined to 209 Million Tonnes in 2021-22 against 248 Million Tonnes in 2019-20. 
  • It said that power sector coal imports came down by 40%. 
  • Overall coal production has increased by 61 Million Tonnes during 2021-22.
  • The Ministry informed that the decline in coal import during 2021-22 is largely due to decrease in imports by the Power Sector which came down from 45 Million Tonnes in 2020-21 to 27 Million Tonnes in 2021-22.