NTPC has flagged off the first rake of coal on February 16, 2017 from its Pakri Barwadih coal mine located in the state of Jharkhand. This coal mine will have ultimate capacity of 18 Million Metric Tonne per annum.
In the next year, around 2-3 Million Metric Tonne of coal is likely to be produced. As a basket source, coal will be supplied to different power stations of NTPC from this mine.
NTPC is an Indian central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities.