annual production of about 52 million tonnes. SCCL Chairman and Managing Director Mr N Sridhar said “From this month onwards, every day we must achieve 1.85 lakh tonnes of coal production and we must transport the same quantity every day. In addition, 13.5 lakh cubic metres of Over Burden must be removed every single day.”
Till October-end, the company could achieve only 60% of the target set for the current year due to the break out of COVID-19 that has impacted the economic sector badly. Against its plans to mine 36.4 million tonnes of coal during the first seven months of the current fiscal, Singareni could mine only 22.0 million tonnes of coal.