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Coal Off-take During The Last Quarter of The Financial Year Goes Up

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Coal Off-take During The Last Quarter of The Financial Year Goes Up


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29 JUL 2021 11:48AM by PIB Delhi

The Total coal off-take in the country in the last quarter (4th quarter of financial year 2020-21) was more than the previous three quarters. The details of total coal dispatch/ off-take during the last 4 quarters of 2020-21 are as under:

Quarter (Financial year 2020-2021)

Offtake (In Million Tonnes)

1st (April-June)

144.343

2nd (July-September)

158.466

3rd (October-December)

186.821

4th (January-March)

201.258

 

 As per Central Electricity Authority (CEA), the quarter-wise generation from coal based power plants during the last year 2020-21 and current year 2021-22 (Apr’21-Jun’21) are as under:

Year

Quarter

Coal based generation (in BU)*

 

2020-21

1st (April-June)

198.9

2nd (July-September)

230.3

3rd (October-December)

244.4

4th (January-March)

277.3

2021-22

1st (April-June) (*)

256.7

(*) Provisional based on actual- cum-assessment)

The Coal based power generation has shown a steady increase during each quarter of 2020-21. Further, during 1st quarter of 2021-22, coal based generation has increased by about 29% vis-à-vis same period last year (i.e. 1st quarter of 2020-21).

This information was given by the Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi in Lok Sabha on 28 July, 2021.

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