New Delhi: The total number of blocks under Coal India Limited (CIL) is 456 as on 01.04.2021.
The coal demand is expected to remain in the range of 1,192 – 1,325 Million Tonnes by 2030.
The State-wise coal resource as per coal inventory of India published by GSI as on 01.04.21 are given below.
STATE-WISE BREAK-UP OF INDIAN COAL RESOURCE
|(Resource in million tonne)
The cumulative coal production since 1950 up to 2020-21 is 17,297.94 million tonne as per Coal Controller, Ministry of Coal, Govt. of India. As per present rate of demand/ consumption of coal there is sufficient coal resource in India which may provide thermal power.
This information was given by the Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.