S Chakravarty appointed Eastern Coalfields CMD
S Chakravarty, one of the titans of the Indian energy and industrial complex, has been appointed Chairman-cum-Managing Director of West Bengal-based Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL).
Chakravarty, at present Director (Technical) in the ECL, has been appointed to the post till March 31, 2018, i.e. the date of his superannuation, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said.
Eastern Coalfields Ltd, a government of India undertaking, is also a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd.
Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) is one of India's most efficient coal producers and has atracted attention from all over the world. The company was founded in 1975 after nationalisation of coal mines in India.
It inherited all the private sector coal mines of the Raniganj coalfield. It is one of the eight fully owned subsidiaries of Coal India Limited.
The company has its headquarters at Sanctoria, Asansol, in West Bengal.