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Samiran Dutta set to be Director (Finance) of Coal India Ltd

Samiran Dutta, who is currently serving as Director (Finance) of BCCL, has been recommended for the post of Director (Finance) of Coal India Limited
Samiran Dutta set to be Director (Finance) of Coal India Ltd
Samiran Dutta set to be Director (Finance) of Coal India Ltd
  • Samiran Dutta has been recommended for the post of Director (Finance) of Coal India Limited by PESB
  • Dutta is currently serving as Director (Finance) of BCCL

New Delhi: Samiran Dutta is set to be the next Director (Finance) of Coal India Limited (CIL). He has been recommended for the post by a panel of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), a head-hunter body for PSUs, on Tuesday. He is currently serving as Director (Finance) of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), a subsidiary company of Coal India Limited.

Additionally, he has also been holding the additional charge of the Director (Finance) post in CIL since July 1.

Dutta has been selected for the post of Director (Finance) of CIL from a list of six candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. The other candidates who were on the list were from Western Coalfields Limited (WCL), Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Coal India Limited (CIL), Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd (CMPDIL), and Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL).

Dutta is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He began his career in the coal industry in August 1988 with Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Dhanbad. Later he got transferred to Coal India Limited, Kolkata in April 1990 and thereafter served there in different capacities. He was promoted to the post of General Manager (Finance) in January 2018. He took over the charge as Director (Finance) in BCCL with effect from July 18, 2019.

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Coal India Limited (CIL)

Coal India Limited (CIL) is an Indian state-owned coal mining and refinery company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is the largest coal-producing company in the world and a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Coal. The company contributes to around 82% of the coal production in the country. In April 2011, CIL was conferred the Maharatna status by the union government.

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