Makes and breaks records on its journey to be the single largest coal producer
On 20th March 2019, SECL during FY 2018-19 has crossed coal production of 150 Million Tonnes. With this new record, SECL has become the first company in India to cross coal production figure of 150 Million Tonnes. SECL has been achieving new benchmarks under the able leadership of its CMD, A. P. Panda. In this endeavor, on 10th March, SECL created a record of highest single day coal production during FY 2018-19 to the tune of 6,30,000 Tonnes.
Two days later, SECL broke this record and achieved 6,37,000 tonnes single day coal production. Under the directions of able leadership, the struggle continued relentlessly and on 18th March, SECL again broke the record to produce 6,66,000 tonnes of coal in single day. This was the highest single day coal production in Coal India Limited. The wave did not stop here. On 25th March, 2019 SECL broke all previous records to produce 7,44,654 tonnes of Coal in a single day. This was the highest ever single day coal production since SECL’s inception.
SECL has fared well at area level too. On 12th March 2019, Dipka Area achieved the highest ever single day coal production of 1,45,421 tonnes. On 19th March 2019, SECL’s Gevra Mine achieved a single day coal production of 2,05,795 tonnes, which the highest single day coal production for any mine in Coal India Limited during the current Financial Year. Also, on 19th March 2019, Gevra dispatched 1,68,087.31 tonnes of Coal, which is the highest ever despatched by any mine in Coal India Limited.
During FY 2017-18, SECL has produced 144.7 mnt of coal thus making it the largest coal producing subsidiary of Coal India Limited. SECL has crossed this coal production figure of 144.7 MT on 10th March 2019 itself. The hard work and commitment is at its highest in SECL and all efforts are being made to meet the annual production target.
On 25th March 2019, SECL achieved 153.40 mnt coal production. On the same day, the second largest coal producer Mahanadi Coalfields Limited is 12.85 mnt behind at 140.55 mnt.