Suresh Kumar, who holds the portfolio as the additional secretary in the coal ministry, on Monday, took over as the chairman-cum-managing director of Coal India as an additional charge.
In a filing with the BSE, the world’s largest coal miner said, “Ministry of Coal…has entrusted the additional charge of CMD, CIL to Suresh Kumar, Additional Secretary, MoC (Ministry of Coal). He has assumed the additional charge as CMD, CIL with effect from April 23, 2018”.
He took over the reigns of the coal monolith from Gopal Singh, the current chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Central Coalfields Ltd, a Coal India subsidiary. Singh was entrusted with the additional charge of the parent company since September 2017 after the government head-hunter, PESB couldn’t find any suitable candidate from the applicants to lead the coal miner. Read More
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