The government today said Coal India has achieved production growth of 13 percent in the current month so far.
“The Minister (Coal Minister Piyush Goyal) complimented the employees of CIL for their diligence and perseverance for achieving 10.1 percent growth in coal production for September 2017 and 13 percent growth in October 2017 so far,” the Coal Ministry said in a statement.
Goyal also advised the employees of Coal India (CIL) to continue on the same path and break all the previous records.
The coal despatch to power sector registered a growth of 21 percent in the last month and around 22 percent till yesterday.
The minister also announced the one-time advance payable to each employee would now be Rs 51,000 instead of Rs 40,000, before Diwali.
“The one-time advance would be paid to the employees currently on the rolls of the company,” the statement said.