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.