New Delhi: Mirza Mohammad Abdulla has assumed charge as Director (Production & Planning) of MOIL Limited on Monday. Prior to this, he was serving as General Manager in the same organisation. According to an earlier order issued the by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Abdulla has been appointed to the post with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post till the date of his superannuation, i.e. August 31, 2026, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Abdulla is a Gold medallist in Mining Engineering and holder of a first-class Mine Managers’ Certificate of Competency (Unrestricted) under the Mines Act 1952 granted by the Directorate General of Mines Safety, Dhanbad. He joined MOIL as a Selected Grade Underground Mine Foreman on 15th July 1987 and currently served as General Manager (Mines) of MOIL before taking charge of Director (Production and Planning) of MOIL Limited.
In the last 34 years of service, he worked in almost all the mines of MOIL in various capacities and has experience in all mining and its related activities in both underground and opencast mines such as mine planning, development, mineral extraction, ore beneficiation, quality control, safety management, ore dispatch, e-tendering, contract management, etc.
Abdulla was actively involved in transforming the mining operations, such as method of stopping, strata control and mine supports, filling in underground stops, loading and transportation in mines, drilling and blasting, etc. from manual to mechanized /semi-mechanized state.
He has attended a number of national and international conferences/seminars conducted by various agencies. He got National Safety Awards, Safety Week Awards and Mine Environment and Mineral Conservation Week Awards for the mines under his charge as Mine Manger.
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