Who will be the next CMD of Coal India?

The interview will be through Video Conferencing (VC), and it will be confirmed on May 3. 2023.

Who will be the next CMD of Coal India?

New Delhi: Coal India, the single largest coal-producing company to get its new Chairman and Managing Director, as the current CMD's tenure is going to end soon. Shri Pramod Agarwal is currently heading the company and gave many things to the Coal PSU, he contributed his best towards the company.


PESB in its latest announcement notifies that under the signature of Government Under Secretary Ajit Kumar, a total of seven officers, including CMDs of Coal Company CCL, ECL and CMPDI, have been invited for the interview for the post of Coal India Chairman. The interview will be through Video Conferencing (VC), and it will be confirmed on May 3. 2023.

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However, the PESB took out the vacancy for the CMD post on August 16, 2022, and a total of 17 applicants submitted their applications on the same and out of these, seven shortlisted applicants will appear in the interview. 

The following officers will attend the interview: 
1. Ambika Prasad Panda, CMD ECL, 
2. PM Prasad, CMD, CCL, 
3. Manoj Kumar, CMD, CMPDIL, 
4. Amitabh Mukherjee, Director (Finance), NMDC, 
5. Prabhu Dayal Chirania, Sr. General Manager, BSNL
6. Ashok Varnwal, Principal Secretary, Government of Madhya Pradesh Forest Department (IAS), 
7. Alok Singh, Commissioner of Income Tax, IRS

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About Coal India Limited: 

Coal India Limited is a ‘Maharatna’ company under the Ministry of Coal, Government of India with headquarters at Kolkata, West Bengal. CIL is the single largest coal-producing company in the world and one of the largest corporate employers with a manpower of 248550 (as on 1st April 2022). It operates through 84 mining areas spread over eight (8) provincial states of India. 

-CIL produced 622.63, MT during 2021-22 which is the highest production achieved since its inception i.e. 4.4% growth over last year’s production of 596.22 MTs.
-CIL coal off-take of 661.89 MTs is the highest whopping 87.41 MT increase over 2021-22. 
-For the year, 2021-22 CIL has achieved an aggregate Pre-Tax Profit of Rs. 23,616.28 Crores and post-tax profit of Rs. 17,378.42 crores.
-For the year, 2021-22 Gross sales was Rs. 152667.14 Crores and net sales of Rs. 1,00,623.37 crores.

The authorized and paid up capital of the Company is Rs. 8000.00 Crores and Rs. 6162.73 Crores respectively as on 31st March, 2022. The company employed 247030 regular employees [Executives 15897, Non-executives 231133] as on 01.06.2022

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