Bhubaneswar, Mar 29 (PTI) The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, broke its own record by producing 7.84 lakh tonne in a single day, an official said. Also Read - Govt likely to make announcement on RBI soon: Finance Secretary

The MCL created this record on March 27, breaking the earlier record set by the company. Also Read - Demonstrators demand adequate coal supply to Odisha industries

On March 21, MCL had become the first company in the country to have crossed the 6 lakh tonne figure in a single day by recording a production of 6.36 lakh tonne. Also Read - Odisha CM writes to Piyush Goyal over land acquired by CIL

Congratulating the workforce for achieving the coal production figure, A K Jha, Chairman and Managing Director, said the MCL has a capability to produce even higher production figure.

The synergy of efforts from the top to the lowest ranks working in the mine projects have made the company produce 7.84 lakh tonne in a day, the CMD said.

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