“India is highly dependent on coal for meeting its commercial energy requirement”. Support this statement with three arguments.
The fact that India is highly dependent on coal for meeting its commercial energy requirement can be supported from the following arguments
(i) Electricity Generation The majority of electricity generation plants in India are based on burning of coal for generating steam to power turbines.
(ii) Heating in Industries Many industries use coal in the blast furnaces for generating heat for their various operations.
(iii) Important constituent in various industries Coal is an important constituent in steel production, alumina refineries, and in chemical and pharmaceutical industries.