Bharat Coking Coal Limited’s (BCCL) output recorded a huge 61 per cent growth to 3.24 million tons in February this year over the corresponding month of last fiscal, a company statement said.
The output increased by 61 per cent in February 2022 to 3.24 million tons as compared to 2.01 million tons in February 2021.
BCCL, which is a Dhanbad-based subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), also said that it registered the highest offtake growth of around 66 per cent to 2.93 million tons during February 2022.
The coal offtake was at 2.93 million tons last month, up by 66 per cent from 1.76 million tons in the corresponding period, BCCL said.
After the 2018-19 performance, the Coal India subsidiary is going to produce and dispatch over 30 mt of the dry fuel for the first time, overcoming all challenges such as market slowdown due to the Coronavirus and prolonged monsoon season, it said.
The miner said it achieved a 65 per cent growth in rake loading from an average of 12.6 rakes per day in 2020-21 to 20.9 at present.