Amrit Lal Meena Assumes Charge as Coal Secretary

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 Coal Secretary

Amrit Lal Meena took over the charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Coal on 1 November, 2022.

Important facts

  • Prior to assuming the present post, Amrit Lal Meena, (a 1989 Bihar cadre IAS officer), was holding the charge of Special Secretary (Logistics), Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

  • Amrit Lal Meena replaces Dr. Anil Kumar Jain, who retired as Coal Secretary on 31 October.

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Electrical Engineering from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, Meena did his Post-Graduation Diploma in Public Policy and Management from IIM, Bangalore.

  • He had served as District Magistrate in five districts of the state of Bihar for more than nine years.

  • He worked in various departments including Rural Development, Urban Development, Building Corporation as Secretary in the Government of Bihar.

  • He also worked as Principal Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary in the Road Construction Department, Government of Bihar.

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