Shortage of coal supply continues to plague power sector in Tamil Nadu
Last Modified: Mon Feb 25 2019 15:10:09 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
Drop in coal supply to the state of Tamil Nadu in the first 10 months of fiscal 2018-19. The state was to receive 16.6 million tonnes of coal from Coal India and its subsidiaries but has instead received only 12.6 million tonnes.
Electricity the state had to purchase from the exchanges in December, 283% more than the volume procured a year ago.