Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of coal mining on environment, 12/12/2016

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of coal mining on environment, 12/12/2016. All India coal production has increased from 565.77 MT in 2013-14 to 639.23 MT in 2015-16. Coal India Limited (CIL) has produced 462.422 million tonne, 494.238 million tonne and 538.754 million tonne during 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 respectively which shows that CIL is continuously growing. A roadmap has also been prepared by Coal India Limited to substantially enhance production of coal to 1 Billion Tonnes by 2019-20.