Highest coal production growth in two decades
In his Budget speech for 2016-17, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the country has witnessed highest coal production growth in over two decades. The present government has achieved the highest ever capacity addition in generation and the highest ever increase in transmission lines and LED bulb distribution.
The steps to enhance dry fuel output has lead to a record 9.8 per cent growth in Coal India´s production, consequently reducing fossil fuel imports. Around 83 per cent of the capacity addition target of 88,537 MW for 12th Plan period has already been achieved.
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