CIL Targets 615 million tonnes Coal Production by 2016-17

Coal India Limited (CIL) has identified 56 spill over projects of 11th Plan and 69 new projects for increasing the coal production during the 12th Plan period.

The coal production target set by CIL for the terminal year of the 12th Plan i.e. 2016-17 is 615 Million Tonnes, with the assumption that requisite clearances viz., environmental and forest clearances, land acquisition, law & order issues and evacuation problems are addressed in a time bound manner with the cooperation of the Central and State agencies. This contribution of production has been planned from existing and completed group of projects, ongoing group of projects and future group of projects.

(PIB 06JUN12)

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