New Delhi: Coal India Limited (CIL)’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) PK Agrawal has been assigned with the additional charge of Director (Finance)’s post of the company. Ministry of Coal in its orders issued on January 3, 2022, has entrusted with the additional charge of Director (Finance) of CIL to Agrawal for a period of six months with effect from December 29, 2021, or till the appointment of a regular incumbent to the post or until further orders whichever is earlier.
Earlier, Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL)'s Director (Finance) Samiran Dutta was holding the additional charge of CIL's Director (Finance)’s post but he has ceased to be Director with effect from December 29, 2021. This information has been shared by Coal India in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Tuesday.
Agrawal is an Indian administrative service (IAS) officer of the 1991 batch. He has served as Principal Secretary, Public Health Engineering and MD, Madhya Pradesh Jal Nigam in the past. Before joining as new CMD of Coal India he was posted as Principal Secretary, Urban Development and Housing and Managing Director, MP Metro Rail Company Limited. He also has held additional charge as PS, science and tech departments.
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