Coal India Limited (CIL) appoints PM Prasad as CMD

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Coal-India-Limited-(CIL)-appoints-PM-Prasad-as-CMDP M Prasad has been appointed as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Coal India Limited (CIL).

An Overview of the News

  • P M Prasad, is currently serving as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL).

  • CIL is a Schedule 'A' Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE).

  • He started his career in Coal India in 1984 as a Management Trainee in Western Coalfields Limited.

  • Prasad served as Executive Director (Coal Mining) in NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) for three years.

  • Pramod Agarwal, former chairman-cum-managing director of Coal India, retired on June 30.

About Coal India Limited (CIL)

  • It is an Indian Central Public Sector Undertaking owned by the Ministry of Coal, Government of India.

  • It is the world's largest state-owned coal producer.

  • It is the seventh largest employer in India.

  • Establishment - 1975

  • Headquarters - Kolkata

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