INDIA 2018

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-INDIA 2018 Indian coal production grew to 663 mil- lion metric tons (mt) during FY2016-2017 from 639 million mt achieved during the previous year, a compound annual growth rate of 3.7%. Most (84%) of the coal pro- duction in the country comes from Coal India Ltd (CIL). The company has eight sub- sidiaries: Bharat Coking Coal Ltd., Central Coalfields Ltd., Eastern Coalfields Ltd., Western Coalfields Ltd., South Eastern Coalfields Ltd., Northern Coalfields Ltd., Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd., and Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd. To meet the coal demand and minimize coal imports, the government has put coal production in the country on a fast track and has set a target of 1.5 billion mt of domestic coal production by FY2020. To meet this target the government has set a goal of 1 billion mt coal production for CIL by FY2020 and the company developed a roadmap in 2015 for meeting the challenge. The goals for coal production were 97% achieved by CIL in 2015-2016 and 99% achieved by Singareni Collieries Co. Ltd. (SCCL). SCCL is a coal-mining company jointly owned by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of India. The Singareni coal reserves stretch across 350 km of the Pranahita, Godavari Valley of Andhra Pradesh with a proven geological reserves aggregating to 9.7 billion mt. SCCL is currently operating 17 opencast and 30 underground mines in Andhra Pradesh. SCCL produced around 60 million mt of coal in FY 2016. To achieve the target of 100 million mt by 2020, SCCL is plan- ning to start 20 to 25 new mines in the near future. In FY2016-2017, India imported of 191 million mt compared to 203 million mt registered in 2015-2016. It is observed that the share of coking coal in the total quantity was 23%. With 48% share, Indonesia has remained the leading sup- plier followed by Australia (24%) and South Africa (18%). These three countries together accounted for 90% of the total import to India in 2016-2017. The demand for power, steel and con- crete in a developing country is closely related to its economic growth. Global as well as Indian steel and cement production are dependent on coal. That is why distribu- tion of coal of adequate quantity and qual- Indian Coal Industry – An Overview India Plans to Open Many New Mines to Meet Domestic Demand The world's third largest coal producer remains on track to meet future needs By Rajesh Nath and Ajmal Fawad Rajesh Nath — Managing Director, VDMA India Ajmal Fawad — Business Analyst, VDMA India Future Projection of Production from Projects (millions of mt) Projects 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 Existing + Completed 190.57 190.57 185.03 177.24 177.64 164.96 Ongoing 315.56 354.93 399.76 437.56 502.65 561.48 Future 000.07 002.55 012.81 045.89 093.40 181.66 Total 506.21 548.05 597.60 660.68 773.70 908.09 Production of Coal and its Share by Type of Mining Type of mining Open-cast Underground Total Production 2015- Production 592.82 46.41 639.23 2016 Share (%) 092.7% -7.26% 100% 2016- Production 618.44 44.35 662.79 2017 Share (%) 093.3% -6.69% 100% Growth (%) 04.32% -4.44% 3.69% The Indian Government has set a goal of 1 billion mt/y of coal by 2020 for Coal India Ltd., its largest coal producer.

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