Coal India arm Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) on Thursday mentioned it has recorded 112 per cent improve in manufacturing at 4.84 million tonne (mt) in April. The Jharkhand-based subsidiary had recorded 2.28 mt coal output in April 2020, it mentioned in a press release. “Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL), a Jharkhand-based arm of Coal India Ltd, has registered unprecedented growth of 112 percent in coal production (4.84 Million Tonnes) in April 2021 against April 2020 (2.28 Million Tonnes),” the corporate mentioned.
As far as coal offtake was involved, the arm mentioned it recorded a 122 per cent improve in April 2021 to six.56 mt towards 2.96 mt within the corresponding month of the earlier fiscal.
CCL CMD PM Prasad has requested officers to work intently with the state authorities and district administration to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He has additionally directed to extend COVID care services on conflict footing to the extent potential and undertake COVID acceptable behaviour similar to social distancing, masking and vaccination, the assertion mentioned.
CCL has mining operations in Chatra, Latehar, Ramgarh, Hazaribag, Bokaro, Ranchi, Giridih and Palamu districts of Jharkhand. The firm mentioned that to fight the lethal surge of the second wave, CCL hospitals — Gandhinagar, Ranchi, Ramgarh, Dakra, Rajrappa and Dhori — with 295 beds are serving as COVID services in coordination with the district administrations and offering free therapy.