With highest 7.27 lakh tonne a day, MCL reemerges to script a new history

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, today recorded the highest single day production of current financial year by mining 7.27 lakh tonne coal.

MCL’s consolidated production figure of 7,27,429 tonne recorded by the company on Tuesday spread as a motivating spirit among the coal miners across all its units in Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Angul and Sambalpur.

Continuing with the highest ever monthly average of coal production at 5.78 lakh tonne in March 2019 — highest among the coal producing companies in the country — MCL is poised to script a new history at the end of financial year 2018-19.

The Odisha-based leading subsidiary of Coal India has witnessed unexpected stoppages in mining operations during the current year, hampering its production plans.

However, by meticulous production planning for challenging situations and successful execution by the Teams at project level, the company has reemerged from the negative growth registering an absolute growth of over one million tonne.