Sukhendu Sekhar Roy seeks clarification from Union Power Minister on coal stocks of NTPC | Transcript

Sir, very recently the NTPC authorities have pressed the panic button that the NTPC was having coal stocks only for 2-3 hours. The NTPC authorities have sent a letter to the Government stating (as it is reported in the press also) that they don’t have coal stocks even for two to three hours. Subsequently the Coal India Ltd, has clarified that whatever is the requirement of the NTPC plants, that they have supplied, and all the NTPC plants are having 100 per cent coal stocks. Then, why did the NTPC press the panic button?