A notification released by the Ministry of Mines said, “The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), Hindustan Copper Ltd.”
Who can apply?
Candidates working with private sector firms that have an annual turnover of Rs 2,000 crore or more are eligible to apply for the post. “The names of the candidates...may be kindly forwarded so as to reach the PESB by...July 3,” it said.
Incumbent CMD set to retire
Currently, Santosh Sharma is the CMD of HCL and is set to retire soon.
The Cabinet had earlier give a nod to a fresh equity issue of 15 percent by HCL that would have helped the state-owned firm to raise over Rs 900 crore. Sharma had said that HCL was aiming to enhance its capacity by six times from the current 3.6 MTPA to 20 MT by 2023-24.
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