B. Sairam is the new Chairman-cum-Managing Director of NCL

Shri Sairam brings a vast reservoir of knowledge and experience spanned over 33 years of dedicated service in the coal sector.

B. Sairam is the new Chairman-cum-Managing Director of NCL

New Delhi: Shri B. Sairam is the new Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Northern Coalfields Limited, the Singrauli-based flagship Subsidiary of Coal India Limited. He assumed the charge for the post on Wednesday.

Shri Sairam brings a vast reservoir of knowledge and experience spanned over 33 years of dedicated service in the coal sector.

A distinguished graduate mining engineer from NIT Raipur, Shri Sairam has traversed various domains within the coal industry, including mine operations, planning, logistics, and regulatory affairs.

His commitment to excellence and innovation has been further augmented by his academic pursuits, notably a rigorous 15-month full-time residential PGDM in Energy Management at NTPC School of Business Delhi. During this program, he underwent a transformative 15-day immersion program at Nanyang Business School, Singapore, enriching his understanding of global energy dynamics.

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Shri Sairam's unwavering dedication to sustainable energy practices was demonstrated through his involvement in the comprehensive study of the Just Energy Transition efforts in Germany and Poland

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Before he was appointed as CMD of NCL, he was serving as Director (Technical) in Ranchi-based Central Coalfields Limited where he played pivotal roles in stepping up the company’s organic growth, development of coal logistics like tripling of Tori-Shivpur Line thus augmenting coal dispatch to upcountry power consumers, First Mile Connectivity projects including North Urimiri CHP-Silo, Forest & Environment Clearance, and projectising greenfield and brownfield mines.

Shri Sairam has been instrumental in community development projects and aligning Coal India’s sustainability vision with UN sustainability goals during his stint as Executive Director at CIL.
He has also spearheaded key divisions such as Employee Welfare, Public Relations, and Legal.

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