Coal India is all set to get a new full time chairman. However, he is slated to retire in less than two years. The development comes eight months after its last full time chairman retired in August and two acting chairmen were appointed in the interim.
Anil Kumar Jha, chairman and managing director of subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields, is likely to take over as the chairman of its holding company, Coal India.
Jha will replace acting chairman Suresh Kumar, an IAS officer, who has been holding the post of additional secretary at the ministry of coal. Jha will remain the chairman till his retirement which falls due on January 31, 2020 – less than two years from now. Read More