“Talcher will set a new record this year by producing 100 million tonnes,” Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, MCL Chairman-cum-Managing Director said in a statement.
He said the Talcher coalfields will be growing at a rate of 50 million tonnes every five years.
“The strategy is in place and all assistance is being extended to our area teams to achieve the target,” he added.
Talcher coalfields had contributed over 81 million tonnes to the total 143 million tonnes of coal produced by the company during the previous financial year 2017-18.
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