Setting a production target of 655 million tons during 2019-20, up 8% over the corresponding previous year. State-run miner, Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has assured thermal power companies a 8.6% increase in dry fuel supplies during the current year. India’s Coal Ministry has fixed the production target for the current year based on production growth recorded by the miner over the past few years and anticipating that CIL would be able to sustain the growth rates of the past fiscal during which it notched a growth of 7.23% producing 607 million tons.
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