Govt mops up Rs2.03 lakh cr revenue from Coal India since FY13-14: Coal Minister

Of the total revenue received, the maximum of Rs44,826.43cr was mopped up in 2018-19. In 2017-18, the revenue stood at Rs44,046.57cr while in the preceding fiscal, it was Rs44,068.28 cr.

Dec 05, 2019 03:12 IST India Infoline News Service

The Government has collected Rs2,03,221.12cr in revenue from Coal India Limited (CIL) in the last six years beginning from the financial year 2013-14 up to the last fiscal 2018-19, Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi informed the Parliament on Wednesday.

Of the total revenue received, the maximum of Rs44,826.43cr was mopped up in 2018-19. In 2017-18, the revenue stood at Rs44,046.57cr while in the preceding fiscal, it was Rs44,068.28 cr.

In 2015-16, the government fetched 29,084.11cr whereas the figure remained at Rs21,482.21 in the financial year 2014-15. In FY2013-14, it remained at Rs19,713.52cr.

In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, the Minister also informed that the consolidated State-wise coal production from the functional coal mines during last six years (2013-14 to 2018-19) remained at 3,876.16 million tonnes (MT). In FY 2018-19, it remained highest at 728.718 MT.

Notably, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are the coal-producing states in India. in the last financial year, the coal production shares of Chhattisgarh stood at highest followed by Odisha and Jharkhand.

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