New Delhi: Chandrasekar Lakshmanan (IFoS) has assumed charge as Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of NLC India Limited. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Lakshmanan on March 9. He has been appointed as CVO of NLC India Ltd for a period of up to July 1, 2023, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Lakshmanan is a 1997-batch Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officer of the Kerala cadre. Prior to this assignment, he was serving as Chief Conservator of Forests at the Forest Department. Earlier, Madras Fertilizers Limited's (MFL) CVO AL Prabhakar (IRSS) was holding additional charge as CVO at NLC.
NLC India Limited
NLC India Limited, formerly known as Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited is a ‘Navratna’ PSU company in the fossil fuel mining sector in India and thermal power generation. It was incorporated in 1956 and was wholly owned by the government of India. It annually produces about 30 million tonne lignite from opencast mines at Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India and at Barsingsar in Bikaner district of Rajasthan state. The lignite is used at pithead thermal power stations of 3,240 MW installed capacity to produce electricity. Its joint venture has a 1,000 MW thermal power station that uses coal for electricity generation.
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