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Prabhakar Chowki takes over as NLCIL Director (Mines)

Prabhakar Chowki assumed office as Director (Mines) of NLC India Ltd, on Wednesday. Prior to joining NLCIL, he was working as General Manager in Coal India Ltd (CIL), a Maharatna company. Chowki is an Engineering graduate in Mining from Osmania University passed out with Distinction. He holds, a 1st Class Certificate of Competency (Coal) under the Indian Mines Act. He is a life member of Mining, Geological & Metallurgical Institute of India (MGMI).

He joined the Maharatna CPSE viz., Coal India ltd (CIL), as a Junior Executive on 18th August, 1984. He has rich work experience, spanning 35 years in the field of mine planning, production, management, supervision, direction and control of underground as well as opencast coal mines.

All along, he has been working in Coal mines rendering 13 years of specialized service in Surface Mining and Inpit Crushing Conveying System. He had worked in different capacities at Western Coalfields Limited, Central Coalfields Limited, (the subsidiaries of Coal India Limited) and Head Quarters of Coal India Limited at Kolkata & Delhi. His professional achievements include rehabilitation of one village at Ashok OCP, CCL in 2003 and introduction of Surface Miners at Ashok OCP in 2003, which is a Green Mining Activity.

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