New Delhi: The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), the head hunter body of the government which is responsible for the selection of personnel in the posts of Chairman, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) and Functional Directors in the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) has not been able to find any suitable candidate for the post of Director (Finance) of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL). The selection panel’s interview-cum selection meeting was held on Monday, in which a total of eight candidates have appeared.
“The Board did not recommend any candidates for the post and advised to the administrative Ministry/Department to choose an appropriate course of further action for selection including the search cum selection committee (SCSC) or as deemed appropriate with the approval of the competent authority,” the PESB panel said in a notification.
There were a total of seven candidates who appeared and were interviewed in the selection meeting. Out of seven candidates, two candidates were from WCL, three candidates from Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) and one each from Eastern Coalfields Limited and Steel Authority of India (SAIL).
Director (Finance) post in WCL in vacant since December 31, 2021. However, WCL’s CMD Manoj Kumar is holding the additional charge of the post.
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