(The Gist of PIB) NLC India Limited  [MAY-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) NLC India Limited


NLC India Limited

  • NLC India Limited has for the first time commenced production of Coal.
  • The coal produced from Talabira II and III Mines in the state of Odisha, which was allotted to NLCIL in 2016 with a capacity of 20 Million Tonne per annum will be used to meet the requirement of its existing and future coal-fired power plants.


  • NLC India Limited (formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited) (NLC) is a ‘Navratna’ Public Enterprise under the Ministry of Coal.
  • It works in the fossil fuel mining sector in India and thermal power generation. It annually produces about 30 million tonne lignite from opencast mines at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India and at Barsingsar in Bikaner district of Rajasthan state.
  • It was incorporated in 1956 and is headquartered in Neyveli, Tamil Nadu.


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