NTPC Coal Mining achieves 42.40 lac metric tonnes of coal production in first quarter FY23
New Delhi, July 06 2022: NTPC Coal Mining has begun this year’s first-quarter coal production on a high note. The three operational coal mines — Pakri-Barwadih (Jharkhand), Dulanga (Odisha) and Talaipalli (Chhattisgarh) have contributed to achieving 42.40 Lac metric tonnes of coal production.
The coal production of 42.40 Lac MT in the first quarter of FY 22-23 was 61% more than the production of 26.40 Lac MT achieved in the same period last year.
Moreover, the production of coal during the month of Jun’22 was 15.55 Lac MT. This indicates a phenomenal rise of 101% over the coal production of 7.73 Lac MT achieved in Jun’21.
Along with this coal production, NTPC has also contributed to the removal of 106 Lakh cubic meter and coal despatch of 41.74 Lac MT to NTPC power plants, in this quarter.
NTPC has started mining operations in its Chatti-Bariatu coal mine (Jharkhand) and has also touched coal on 21st May’22. The coal from this mine will be supplied to the Barh Power Station of NTPC. NTPC was awarded the operation contract for Talaipalli (West Pit) (Chhattisgarh) on 30th June 2022; the mining operations in this pit will commence soon.
NTPC’s Coal Mining Division has signed an MOU with MECON on 2nd Jun 2022 for consultancy and project management services of its coal mines.
Being a signatory to the prestigious United Nations Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate, NTPC has engaged the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee for assessing the potential of rainwater harvesting, the design of the rainwater harvesting structure in the Talaipalli township, area and water positivity in the 2 villages around the township.
The Coal Mining Headquarters in Ranchi has developed & procured Safety Reflective Jackets with LED lights through MSME vendor in Jun ’22, to ensure improved visibility for personnel deployed in mines and siding during night hours.