No power plants in country will be hindered due to shortage of coal supply: Govt
Union Minister of Coal Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Mr Prahlad Joshi today assured that no power plants in the country will be hindered due to shortage of coal supply.
Union Coal Minister today inspected the Ashok Coal Project of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Chatra district of Jharkhand to take stock of coal production from CIL subsidiaries.
On his visit, Mr Joshi said that the situation is being reviewed to speed up coal production. Further he said that the demand raised by Ministry of Power has been fulfilled.
Mr Joshi said that they have supplied two million tonne coal and the necessity has been stabilised since then. Coal production is further increased to meet the requirements and ensure smooth supply of coal to power plants across the country. Mr. Joshi is on one day visit to Jharkhand.