Jindal Power Limited (JPL), a subsidiary of Naveen Jindal led Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) , has appointed Anil Kumar Jha as its new chairman. Anil Kumar Jha, who retired as Chairman of Coal India Limited, had earlier been appointed as a Member of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India and was to hold this office till June 5, 2021.
A.K. Jha has three decades of experience in coal mining activities and has led CIL, the single largest coal producing company in the world, from May 2018 till January 2020.
It was under his leadership that Coal India Limited, for the first time breached the 600 Million Tonne mark in coal production and off-take in 2018-19. He is known for have initiated many evacuation / infrastructure projects and logistics upgrades during his tenure as the Chairman of Coal India Limited.
www.indianpsu.com wishes him the best for this new assignment.