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Outsourcing coal workers working at a colliery at Jharia in Dhanbad, Jharkhand,( Chandan Paul / Hindustan Times)

India's coal import drops 12 % to 181 million tonnes in January-April period

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 01:35 PM IST
The company had imported 204.55 MT of coal in April-January period of the previous fiscal year, according to provisional data compiled by mjunction services.
Thermal coal is the mainstay of India’s energy programme as 70% of power generation is dependent on the dry fuel, while coking coal is used mainly for steel making.(File Photo (Representative Image))
Thermal coal is the mainstay of India’s energy programme as 70% of power generation is dependent on the dry fuel, while coking coal is used mainly for steel making.(File Photo (Representative Image))

Thermal coal imports at major ports drop 17% in Apr-Nov: IPA

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 11:56 AM IST
Coal volumes at the 12 major ports declined for the eighth straight month in November 2020, according to the Indian Ports Association (IPA).
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