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CIL gets much lesser rakes than indent and allotment: Official

Posted on Dec 14, 05:55PM | UNI

The Coal India Ltd has received much lesser number of rakes for loading of coal during the last three financial years as well as during the first seven months of 2012-13 (April-October), an official of ministry of coal said.

The company has received on an average 173.4 number of rakes per day for loading of coal during the first seven months of 2012-13 (April-October) against an indent of 199.6 rakes and allotment of 183.9 rakes, India Coal Market Watch (ICMW) quoted the official as saying.

Subsidiaries of coal companies of CIL place indents for rake supply with Indian Railways on behalf of the eligible consumers, irrespective of whether the consumer belongs to public sector or private sector, based on which Railways make allotment and supply of rakes.