NTPC Coal Mining has begun this year’s first-quarter coal production on a high note. The three operational coal mines Pakri-Barwadih in Jharkhand, Dulanga in Odisha and Talaipalli in Chhattisgarh have contributed to achieving 4.24 million tonnes of coal production, up by 61% YoY, NTPC has started mining operations in its Chatti-Bariatu coal mine in Jharkhand and has also touched coal on 21 May’22. The coal from this mine will be supplied to the Barh Power Station of NTPC. NTPC was awarded the operation contract for Talaipalli West Pit in Chhattisgarh on 30 June 2022; the mining operations in this pit will commence soon. NTPC’s Coal Mining Division has signed an MOU with MECON on 2 Jun 2022 for consultancy and project management services of its coal mines.