India's coal requirement in 2017-18

Last Modified: Fri Apr 14 2017 15:13:49 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 584 million tonnes
    Requirement for coal fired power plants as communicated by Ministry of Power.
  • 780 million tonnes
    Minimum domestic requirement, arrived at considering power sector consumes about 75% of overall coal production.
  • 10 million tonnes
    import substitution.
  • 790 million tonnes
    Requirement for the entire country.