AK Jha took over as CMD of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited

Anil Kumar Jha on November 1 took over the charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a leading subsidiary of Coal India. Jha, with 32 years of industrial experience, was Director (Production & Planning) in MOIL Limited before assuming the charge in MCL. The officer brings with him a rich and diverse experience of mine planning, production, management supervision, direction and control of underground as well as open cast coal mines.

Earlier Life of Jha:-
  • He did M-Tech in Mine Planning and Design from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, with distinction, Jha started his career from the Ranchi-headquartered Coal India subsidiary Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in 1983.
  • As the Director (P&P) of MOIL Limited, Jha was Nominated Owner and Head of Production, Planning, Projects, Quality Control and Mine Safety Divisions and other allied departments including Personnel and Industrial Relations Department.
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Who was appointed as interim director(technical) and CMD of the state run NTPC ltd by the government on Sep 01 2015?

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Ans: AK Jha