Mr. Mukesh Agrawal, Coal India’s New Director (Finance)

mukesh agarwal

New Delhi, 9th February 2024 : Mr. Mukesh Agrawal took over as Director (Finance) Coal India Limited (CIL), the Maharatna public sector coal mining monolith, on and from 8 February 2024.

Prior to assuming the top position in CIL’s Finance Division he was Executive-Director, NLC India Limited, the Tamil Nadu based lignite producing major which also has significant footprint in thermal and renewable generation.

Mr. Agrawal took the charge from Mr. Debasish Nanda, Director (Business Development) CIL who held the additional responsibility as Director (Finance).

Mr. Agrawal’s experience spans over three decades with a blend of both private and public sector work familiarity in entities like ITI Limited, IRCON International Limited and NLCIL.

He also had a stint as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at NLCIL’s subsidiary Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Ltd (NUPPL), a coal based Supercritical Thermal Power Plant which is a joint venture between NLCIL and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited. His notable contributions include of lignite power pricing and Regulatory affairs.

CIL looks forward to Mr. Agrawal’s financial acumen especially with his experience in coal and power industry. His proficiency in Accounts, Treasury, Taxation, Costing, Budgeting, Inventory Management, Debtors & Fund Management, Digitization, Policy Formulation, System Improvement, IFC brings an additional edge.