New Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday asked Mahanadi Coalfields to supply 2,84,750 tonne of coal to Jindal Stainless’ 1.6 million tonne-integerated stainless steel plant in Orissa.

A Bench, headed by Justice KS Radhakrishnan, continued its earlier order asking the Mahanadi Coalfields' to supply 25% of the agreed quantity, as per the coal supply agreement of February 2009, to Jindal Stainless’ plant till the disposal of the petition filed by the Ratan Jindal's firm before the Orissa High Court. JSL's entitlement under the February 2009 contract was 11,39,000 metric tonne per annum.