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Coal crunch faced by Indian nonpower sector to ease, not end

Creamer Media Correspondent
The coal shortage faced by the nonpower sector is expected to continue, although a reversal of the trend may emerge toward the end of the month, Coal India Limited (CIL) chairperson Anil Kumar Jha has said. “A surge in demand for coal at the start of the summer months this year forced CIL to divert supplies from sectors like cement, steel and aluminium to meet demand of thermal power plants,” he told the media after the company shareholders meeting.

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