Coal India Limited (CIL) came into being with the decision of the Government of India to take over private coal mines. It is the single largest coal producer in the world.
Number of entities that are form the structure of Coal India Limited (CIL). 7 wholly owned subsidiaries, 1 mine planning & consultancy company and 1 mining company in Mozambique.
Total number of mines operated in 82 mining areas across India.
Percentage of India's coal that is produced by CIL.
Percentage of India's thermal power generating capacity that is dependent on coal supplied by CIL.
out of a total 101 thermal power plants in India that CIL supplies coal to.
600 million tonnes
Production target for fiscal 18 (Apr 2017 - Mar 2018). CIL's annual production in fiscal 17 was 544 million tonnes (MT).
Estimated number of employees as of Dec 2016.