CMD Northern Coalfields Limited Felicitated With Distinguished Alumni Award Of IIT Kharagpur

Shri Bhola Singh was honored at the 69th Convocation of IIT Kharagpur in the presence of Hon’ble President Smt. Draupadi Murmu

On Monday, Shri Bhola Singh- CMD of Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) was felicitated with the Distinguished Alumni Award 2023 of IIT Kharagpur at the 69th convocation of the Institute in the gracious presence of the Hon’ble President of India, Smt Draupadi Murmu. CMD NCL Bhola Singh was given this honor for his professional achievements and his immense contribution to the Nation’s coal industry.

Shri Singh received his B.Tech (Hons) in Mining Engineering from the Nation’s prestigious technical institute, IIT, Kharagpur in 1987. Under the excellent leadership of Shri Bhola Singh, NCL is performing well in the current fiscal on all parameters like coal production, coal dispatch and overburden removal, and sustainable mining. Under his leadership, vivid steps have been taken towards sustainable mining and long-term development in NCL like the establishment of an Over Burden to Sand Making Plant, the establishment of a 50 MW solar power plant, construction of FMC projects for dispatching coal through eco-friendly mode.

Shri Bhola Singh has over 35 years of rich experience in reputed public and private sector organizations of the country. Before taking over as CMD of NCL, he was working as Director (Technical) in Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Ranchi.

Shri Bhola Singh has also been awarded the National Mine Safety Award by the Honorable President of India in 2017. He has also written many technical papers on blasting and rock fragmentation and other topics in national and international level journals.

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