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SECL agrees to supply 29,500 MT of Coal per day to Chhattisgarh

With the ongoing coal shortage and power crisis fear in the country, the Chhattisgarh Government on Monday said South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) will ensure the supply of 29,500 metric tonnes of Coal per day for thermal power plants in the State.

SECL CMD Ambika Prasad Panda gave consent for the supply following a request by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.
At present, SECL is supplying 23,290 metric tonnes of Coal to Chhattisgarh. An official statement from Chattisgarh Government said “Since Chhattisgarh is the source of coal supply, SECL should supply good quality coal as per the requirement to thermal power plants here on a priority basis“.