MCL, a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, on Friday stated it has posted a document manufacturing of 148.01 million tonne and achieved the highest-ever dispatch of 146 million tonne within the 2020-21 fiscal. These achievements by the Odisha-based miner will assist Coal India, a Maharatna PSU, strengthen its basis to satisfy the one billion manufacturing goal by 2024, an official stated. Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd additionally registered a document of 174.5 MCuM of overburden elimination within the final fiscal, its chairman-cum-managing Director P Okay Sinha informed reporters.
Overburden elimination is a technique of eradicating topsoil and rock to show coal seams in open solid mines. He stated Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd spent Rs 2,300 crore as capital expenditure, which was the best amongst all Coal India subsidiaries in FY21.
“MCL is dedicated to provide clear coal with minimal influence on the setting. The corporate is implementing 9 tasks to offer a pollution-free rake loading system with a complete expenditure of Rs 3,600 crore,” Sinha stated. He stated MCL had signed an settlement with the Odisha authorities and SUM Hospital for establishing medical amenities in Bhubaneswar and Talcher for the remedy of COVID-19 sufferers.
The corporate additionally established a devoted COVID Well being Centre in Jharsuguda, he stated. The miner had spent Rs 193 crore for its company social accountability programme within the final fiscal, he added.