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SECL to set up Kusmunda Coal Washery

SECL to set up Kusmunda Coal Washery
South Eastern Coalfields Ltd (SECL) is setting up Kusmunda Coal Washery with 10 MTPA capacity in Korba district. SECL will offer this facility to operators on a Build-Operate-Maintain (BOM) basis. According to company officials, SECL plans total coal production of 250 million tonnes (MT) from its underground and open cast mines by 2019-20.
The company had recorded provisional production of 12 MT against a target of 11.70 MT as of February 2016, according to a BSE filing by parent company Coal India Ltd. Coal India Ltd is looking at a production target of 1 billion tonnes of coal by 2020.
The Centre has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh for coal connectivity projects, to improve transportation of coal.
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