New Delhi: Mukesh Agrawal has taken over as Director (Finance) Coal India Limited (CIL), a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Coal, on Thursday. Prior to assuming the top position in Coal India’s finance division he was Executive Director of NLC India Limited, the Tamil Nadu-based lignite-producing major which also has significant footprint in thermal and renewable generation.
Agrawal took the charge from CIL's Director (Business Development) Debasish Nanda who held the additional responsibility as Director (Finance).
Agrawal has professional experience of over three decades with a blend of both private and public sector work familiarity in entities like ITI Limited, IRCON International Limited and NLC India Limited.
He also had a stint as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at NLC’s subsidiary Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Ltd (NUPPL), a coal based Supercritical Thermal Power Plant which is a joint venture between NLCIL and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited. His notable contributions include of lignite power pricing and Regulatory affairs.