B Veera Reddy takes over as Director (Technical) of Coal India Ltd

New Delhi: B Veera Reddy has assumed charge as Director (Technical) of Coal India Limited (CIL), a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Coal. Prior to this, he was serving as Director (Technical) in Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) since January 2020. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) issued on November 25, 2021, Reddy has been appointed to the post with effect from February 1, 2022, till the date of his superannuation, ie August 31, 2024, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

Reddy is a Mining Engineer and has done M Tech in Mining Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has been serving as Director (Technical) of ECL since January 2020. Prior to joining ECL, he was serving as General Manager (GM) of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), a government-owned coal mining company, since 1987.

Reddy has more than 34 years of experience in coal mining, planning, procurement and operations. Reddy has rich experience in planning underground coal mines for mechanisation, planning of ventilation, underground water management, spare parts planning for large mechanised underground mines and management of large underground mines.

Reddy has published over 30 technical papers in national and international conferences.

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