Domestic Coal Production in India, Sailed Through the Turbulent : Scanning Year Wise Productivity Trends for Both Coking & Non-Coking Coal

Domestic Coal Production in India : Aiming Self Sufficiency Coal is one of the highly mined minerals across the globe. In India too, the black diamond is produced in significant quantum making it the third largest coal producing nations of the world after China and US. Presently, the coal production in India is at large comes under the prerogative of Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries. About 85% of the total coal produced domestically is being driven by CIL. It is significant to note that of the total domestic output of 626 Million Tonnes (MTs), the share of CIL stands to be around 532.1 MTs during 2016. The coal industry in India has gone through many thick and thins over the past many years impacting the domestic productivity. But, post 2014 a serious turn around has been observed in the domestic output of coal, courtesy the due attention gained from Indian government. It is worth mentioning that from a period of 2014 till 2017 (at present) , the coal production in India has been ramped up by 112.27 MTs, which is just three years of time. Whereas, a quantity increase of about 158.73 MTs is what being realized from

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