About the EventIndia is the 3rd largest producer of coal. Coal production in the country stood at 688.8 million tonnes in FY18. It stood at 576.00 million tonnes between April 2018 - March 2019.
India ranks 4th in terms of iron ore production globally. In FY18, production of iron ore stood at 210 million tonnes. India has around 8 per cent of world’s deposits of iron ore.
India became the world second largest crude steel producer in 2018 with output 106.5 million tonnes.
According to Ministry of Mines, India has the 7th largest bauxite reserves- around 2,908.85 million tonnes in FY17. Aluminium production stood at 1.33 million metric tonnes during Apr-Aug 2018 and is forecasted to grow to 3.33 million tonnes in FY20.
Source from : IBEF
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