News Brief | September 2016
Kothagudem area tops in coal production
The Kothagudem area of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has topped in coal production among all other coal mine areas of the state-owned company, despite several hurdles. The Kothagudem area comprising two underground mines and two opencast projects has produced 5.94 lakh tonnes of coal as against the stipulated monthly target of 5.26 lakh tonne for July, registering a growth of 113 per cent. It has achieved the remarkable feat despite frequent disruption in coal production caused by heavy rains.