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Coal India arm BCCL to enhance output to 36 MT by 2017

Coal India Limited arm BCCL, which made a turnaround following a revival package from the government, plans to increase output by 15.3 per cent to 36 million tonnes (MT) in the next three years with a capex of Rs 2,100 crore on various projects.

Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), a Dhanbad-based Coal India subsidiary, had achieved its highest ever production of 31.21 MT in 2012-13.

‘We plan to take our production to 36 MT by 2016-17 with a capex of Rs 2,100 crore on new projects,’ BCCL CMD Tapas Kumar Lahiry said.

He said the company was committed to implementing the strategic plan, approved in 2008, to achieve a growth of 7-10 per cent per annum and reach a production capacity of 36 MT by 2017.
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