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Pramod Agrawal becomes CIL’s new Chairman and Managing Director

Pramod Agrawal assumed charge as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Coal India Ltd, a Maharatna Public Sector Enterprise. Public Enterprises Selection Board recommended the name of the 1991 batch IAS officer from Madhya Pradesh cadre for the post of Chairman and Managing Director. Prior to this appointment, he was serving as the Principal Secretary ..

‘APNA UREA- SonaUgle’ launched by Union Minister

The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, D.V Sadananda Gowda on Friday, 17th January 2020 launched a brand of the Joint venture of the state-owned Maharatna Public Sector Undertakings- NTPC, IOCL, CIL-named Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL), brand named ‘APNA UREA-SonaUgle’ and also unveiled the logo of the company. With the objective of making ..

PB Bhattacharyya authors book “When Coal Turned Gold: The Making of a Maharatna Company”

The book “When Coal Turned Gold: The Making of a Maharatna Company” has been authored by Partha Sarathi Bhattacharyya, the former chairman of Coal India Ltd (CIL). The author tells the story of how he dealt with the Dhanbad coal mafia, how he changed the way the industry was perceived, how he dealt with the ..

Anil Kumar Jha appointed as full time Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Coal India Limited

Anil Kumar Jha has been appointed as chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Coal India Limited (CIL) till his superannuation i.e. January 31, 2020. Prior to this post, He was CMD of subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields. Jha replaced acting chairman Suresh Kumar, who has been holding the post of additional secretary at the ministry of coal. The CIL ..

News Today : February 1, 2012

Dassault Aviation bags India’s biggest ever military contract for supplying combat aircrafts to Indian Air Force French firm Dassault Aviation bagged India’s biggest-ever military contract. This contract is for supplying 126 Rafale combat aircraft for the Air Force. Dassault Aviation edged out European rival EADS in getting the deal as it was declared the lowest ..

News Today : Business & Economy

October 21, 2009: ONGC registers fifth clean development project with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has registered its fifth clean development mechanism (CDM) project with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. What is CDM ?The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an arrangement under the Kyoto Protocol which ..

India & World

Topics:1. What is Areva?2. What is Nathula Reopening?3. What is Megha-Tropiques Mission?4. What is Scotland Saltire Scheme?5. What are Coal India Ltd Plans in Mozambique?6. What was India US defence deal of $2.1 Billion in January 2009?1. What is Areva?Areva is a French Nuclear Giant. It signed a primary deal with India in February 2009 ..