India faced an unprecedented coal crisis in the second half of 2021. However, taking appropriate steps to increase the lifting of the crisis has begun to cut. As a result, in the outgoing fiscal year, coal extraction in the country has increased by 7.5 percent compared to the previous fiscal year. The article is about Coal Extraction Rose by 7.5% in India.
Indian Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi said that in the fiscal year 2021-22, India extracted 86.23 million tons of coal. In 2020-21, 81 crores and 60 lakh tons were lifted in the fiscal year. As a result, the lifting has increased by 7.5 percent. Besides, coal transport has increased by 16.43 percent. Analysts said that despite the rising demand for electricity in India at the end of 2021, the coal supply was at an all-time low. In 2022, the crisis has not completely subsided. In this situation, the increase in coal extraction is being seriously considered.
At a meeting of the Standing Committee on Safety in Coal Mines, Joshi said that the highest priority is being given to ensuring the safety of coal miners. The coal companies have been urged to take appropriate measures to ensure no shortage of security. According to the data, the coal crisis was reported in several provinces in October 2021. As a result, fuel reserves at power plants come down to the bottom. As a result, there was a shortage of electricity for a few hours every day in many provinces.
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