New Delhi: Ghanshyam Sharma has taken over the additional charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) with effect from August 2. Sharma is working as the Director (Finance) on the board of MECL since February 28, 2018.
Sharma is a Chartered Accountant and he has vast experience of 34 years working in finance, engineering, telecommunication, construction, consultancy and mines & minerals organisations and CPSEs. Sharma has enriched conversations with project management in mineral exploration, nuclear power and the telecommunication sector. Besides, he has got exposure in the field of financing projects like raising funds through the issue of bonds, term loans, cash credit, etc. He has widely travelled and served in India and abroad like the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Afghanistan along with special assignments with the United Nations.
Before joining MECL, Sharma was serving as Director (Finance) at Hindustan Newsprint Ltd. (HNL).
“Under his guidance & able leadership, it is expected that MECL will create new pages in the history of geo-scientific development of the nation,” a company statement said.
MECL is a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Mines. With impeccable credentials over the last five decades, MECL currently operates pan India with a portfolio of all major and precious minerals offering integrated mineral exploration services including preparation of geological reports and consultancies to the Central Govt, State Govt and CPSEs, etc.
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