Bhubaneswar, November 1: Anil Kumar Jha on Sunday took charge as the new Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), an arm of Coal India.
Previously, Jha was Director (Production & Planning) in MOIL Ltd.
He has 32 years of industrial experience in different fields such as mine planning, production, management supervision, direction and control of underground as well as open cast coal mines.
He has MTech degree in Mine Planning and Design from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, with distinction. He started his career from the Ranchi-headquartered Coal India subsidiary Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in 1983.