Table 7.12
                                Trends in the Coal Sector
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                                                                                Change
                                                       April-October*    over previous year  
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                                       1994-95 1995-96  1995    1996    1995-96   1996-97@
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                                                (Million tonnes)            (per cent)
1.      Production
        (a) Opencast                    178.6   199.7    95.1   105.5     11.8       11.0
        (b) Underground                  75.2    70.4    37.3    39.6     -6.4        6.1
        Total                           253.8   270.1   132.4   145.1      6.4        9.6

2.      Production (by coal grades)
        (a) Coking coal                  44.3    40.1    12.1    12.9     -9.5        6.6
        (b) Non-coking coal             209.5   230.0   120.4   132.2      9.8        9.9
        (c) Washed coal                  11.8    12.2     4.9     4.8      3.6       -1.6
        (d) Middlings                     6.3     6.8     0.4     0.4      7.9       11.4
3.      Pithead stocks (year-end)        32.1    31.7    33.5    25.2     -1.4      -24.7
4.      Despatches                      248.3   267.0   128.4   136.1      7.5        6.0
5.      Lignite production               19.3    22.1    10.1    10.6     14.7        4.1
6.      Output per man-shift (OMS)
        (i) CIL                           1.6     1.8     1.6     1.7      9.4        6.4
        (ii) SCCL                         1.1     1.2     1.1     1.0     11.8       -4.6
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* Provisional.
@ April-October.


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