Coal India (CIL) has reported fall in its production by 10.3 percent to 34.77 million tonnes in August. The production in the same month a year ago stood at 38.78 million tonnes.
Coal offtake during August too contracted by 10.4 percent to 40.47 million tonnes as compared with 45.15 million tonnes in the year-ago month.
Coal India is the world’s largest coal mining company. It also produces non-coking coal and coking coal of various grades for diverse applications.