BHUBANESWAR, OCT 15, 2021
Following directives from the Union Coal Ministry, Navratna Company NLC India Limited (NLCIL) has started supply of coal from its Talabira II & III coal mines (20 MT annual capacity) in Odisha to Darlipali and Lara Power plants of NTPC Ltd.
The Ministry of Coal has taken all efforts to augment coal supplies to the power sector and decided to divert and augment the supplies to power sector from captive coal blocks. The Ministry offered coal supply from Talabira II & III mines to NTPC for their Power plant.
In this connection, both the companies worked together to commence the supply of coal from Talabira II & III OCP to NTPC (Darlipali & Lara Power Plants). With timely support and necessary coal delivery permits from the Department of Mines of the Odisha Government, the coal delivery to the Darlipali Power station has been commenced yesterday, within 24 hours from the directives from the Ministry of Coal.
Talabira II & III OCP has commenced production from the financial year 2020-21 and supplying coal to its End Use plant, NTPL, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. Further to meet the requirement of country’s coal supply, the excess coal quantity after fulfilling the requirement of end use plant, selling the coal to open market through E-auction with due permission from the Coal Ministry.