Coal India Limited at its board meeting held on Feb. 12, 2024, has appointed Shri Mukesh Agrawal, Director (Finance) as the CFO (CIL) vice Shri S.K Mehta, ED (Finance) effective Feb. 13, 2024.

Shri Mukesh Agrawal is a Science Graduate from University of Allahabad and a Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He served as Executive Director in NLC India Limited, a Navratna Company, prior to joining Coal India Limited as Director (Finance). With an impressive track record spanning over three decades both in private and public sector such as ITI Limited, IRCON International Ltd, NLC India Limited etc, this seasoned professional boasts extensive post qualification experience in the dynamic landscape of the infrastructure sector.

His expertise encompasses a diverse range of industries, including rubber, spinning, telecommunication, construction, power, lignite, and coal. Within the Finance domain, he has exhibited proficiency across multiple dimensions, such as Accounts, Treasury, Taxation, Costing, Budgeting, Inventory Management, Debtors & Fund Management, Digitization, Policy Formulation, System Improvement, IFC, etc. Notably, he has held the prestigious position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at NUPPL, a prominent subsidiary of NLC India Limited.

He has made remarkable contribution in the areas of lignite, power pricing and Regulatory affairs. His wealth of knowledge and leadership in financial matters has significantly contributed to the success of organizations in the ever-evolving infrastructure sector.