Sambalpur: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) on Saturday crossed 157 Million Tonnes (MT) mark in coal production in the current fiscal (FY22) surpassing the previous high achieved by any other company, to become the leading coal producing company in the country.
On March 12, 2022, the company produced 7.62 lakh tonnes of dry fuel which is the highest in a single day during the current financial year reaching 157.7 MT with a growth of around 16 percent over the previous financial year.
MCL Chairman-cum-Managing Director OP Singh congratulated all officers, staff, employees of contracted companies and other stakeholders for their contribution in making MCL the leading coal producing company in the country.
“MCL has to play a bigger role in ensuring energy security to the nation,” said the CMD in his congratulatory message to all the employees.
Surpassing all previous records, MCL has dispatched over 166 MT dry fuel to the consumers, registering 22 per cent growth over a previous financial year while it has also removed 195 MCuM (million cubic meters) of Over Burden registering 19 per cent growth over the last financial year.