Rajmahal Opencast Project of Eastern Coalfields (ECL), a subsidiary of Coal India (CIL), has set a target of 17 million tonne (MT) coal production during 2017-18 at its optimum capacity. Rajmahal OCP produced 14.43 MTs of coal during 2016-17.
With the issue of shifting Bhadotola village being solved in stages with the help of Jharkhand State Government, Rajmahal OCP is fully geared up to supply coal to Kahalgaon and Farakka Plants of NTPC throughout the year. At present 25,000 tonnes to 30,000 tonnes daily production will continue till June 2017 end. From July 2017 onwards further 7 MTs of coal will be made available at Dahernangi patch.
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.