Coal Royalty Record Collection

The Mining Department here made a record royalty collection in the last financial year from sale of coal in Talcher coalfield.

Published: 08th April 2016 06:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th April 2016 07:00 AM   |  A+A-

ANGUL: The Mining Department here made a record royalty collection in the last financial year from sale of coal in Talcher coalfield.

The department collected `956 crore as royalty against the target of `860 crore. In the previous financial year, the collection was `824 crore. In 2015-16 financial year, Talcher coalfield also made a record production of coal to the tune of 80 MT. Coal revenue constitutes the second highest revenue next to iron ore royalty in the State.

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