Coal India-arm Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) which is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), on Tuesday had recorded the highest ever coal despatch through the rail-mode, officials said.
MCL had despatched 102 rakes from the Ib Valley and Talcher coalfields to various power stations in a single day.
MCL's Chairman and Managing Director P K Sinha has praised the teams that were involved in attaining the record despatch through railways.
P K Sinha said in a statement, "It is an impressive performance by Team MCL, with equally great coordination and support from Indian Railways."
The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited is the second largest coal producing company in India with mining operations spread across Jharsuguda, Sundergarh and Angul districts of Odisha.