State power plants resume coal imports amid domestic shortages
Updated : May 17, 2018 03:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corp, a government utility, has imported about 1.4 million tonnes of coal this year.
An increase in coal imports by state-owned power utilities undermines a pledge by PM Modi's government to cut thermal coal imports to zero by March 2018.
State-owned Coal India Ltd is grappling with a shortage of trains to carry the fuel from its mines to the country's power plants.
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