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Government of India
Ministry of Coal
14-May-2012 16:08 IST
Coal Movement Evacuation

 

 

The annual coal movement plan of Ministry of Coal for various modes is prepared coal company-wise for overall dispatch and not State-wise.  Actual mode-wise dispatch figures are also maintained accordingly. While the actual figures of mode-wise despatches during 2011-12 are not yet available, the pithead dispatches of raw coal by different modes during 2009-10 and 2010-11 are as below:

 

Year

Rail (%)

Road(%)

MGR (%)

Ropeway, Belt(%)

Others

Total Dispatch (in Million Tonnes) (MT)

2009-10

226.062 MT

(44.00%)

159.217

MT

(30.99%)

97.315

MT

(18.94%)

30.696

MT

(5.97%)

0.502

MT

(0.10%)

513.792

2010-11

239.121

MT

(45.68%)

161.157

MT

(30.79%)

89.972

MT

(17.19%)

29.762

MT

(5.69%)

3.453

MT

(0.66%)

523.465

 

This information was gien by the Minister of State for Coal Shri Pratik Prakshbapu Patil  in a written reply in Rajya  Sabha today

 

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