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)
  • 24%
    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.
  • 379 KWh
    Electricity the state had to purchase from the exchanges in December, 283% more than the volume procured a year ago.