Coal India (CIL) has reported 6% growth in its overall despatch of coal to 45.3 million tonnes in April 2017 as compared to 42.7 mt despatched during April 2016. The supply at par is at a time when demand of coal by the power sector has picked up on the back of economy doing well. A series of measures have been taken by CIL to make more coal available through the special forward e-auction scheme.
Coal India is the world’s largest coal mining company. It also produces non-coking coal and coking coal of various grades for diverse applications.