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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Coal

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.478
TO BE ANSWERED ON MARCH 19, 2012
Coal Production

 

 

 

478. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 

Will the Minister of COAL be pleased to state:-

 

 

  • Whether it is a fact that the Coal India Ltd and its subsidiaries have failed to meet their targets of coal production;
  • If so, the details thereof for the last three years, year-wise; and
  • The remedial measures Government has taken or proposes to take in this regard?

 

 

 

 

 


ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COAL
(SHRI PRATIK PRAKASHBAPU PATIL)

(a)   & (b): the details of the coal production targets and actual production during the last three years is as under:-

 

(in million tonnes)

Sl No.

Company

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Target

Actual

Target

Actual

Target

Actual

1

ECL

31.00

28.135

31.000

30.058

33.0000

30.805

2

BCCL

26.50

25.514

28.000

27.512

29.0000

29.004

3

CCL

47.00

43.236

48.000

47.083

50.0000

47.521

4

NCL

61.25

63.65

66.500

67.67

72.0000

66.253

5

WCL

43.05

44.7

45.000

45.735

46.5000

43.654

6

SECL

96.00

101.15

106.000

108.009

112.000

112.705

7

MCL

99.00

96.336

109.300

104.079

116.750

100.28

8

NEC

1.20

1.009

1.200

1.113

1.250

1.101

9

CIL

405.00

403.73

435.000

431.259

460.500

431.322

 

 

 

c)      The government has taken steps to expedite Environment & Forestry clearances, pursue with Ministry of Railways for enhancing availability of rail rakes and approach State Government for necessary assistance in land acquisition and in problems relating to Law and Order.  In addition, a series of steps have been taken by Coal India Ltd. And its subsidiaries for augmenting coal production which include (i) increasing the efficiency of the equipments, regular monitoring, mechanization as programmed and strict supervision of the existing mines and ongoing projects. (ii) Capacity addition from new and future projects. (iii) Consistent efforts for resolving issues of environmental & forestry clearances, land acquisition and law and order problems.