Jindal Steel & Power Limited’s subsidiary Jindal Power Ltd announced the appointment of Mr Anil Kumar Jha as its Chairman. A veteran of the mining industry, Mr Jha is a former chairman of Coal India Limited. Mr Jha brings with him a rich experience of over three decades in the field of mine planning, production, management, supervision, direction and control of underground as well as open cast mines, the statement said.
Mr Jha is a mining graduate. He also holds an M Tech degree from the Indian School of Mines Dhanbad. He started his career with Coal India as a Junior Executive (Trainee) at Topa Colliery in Central Coalfields Limited in 1983 and joined Mahanadi Coalfields Limited as CMD on November 1, 2015.
Jindal Power Ltd operates a coal-based thermal power plant with an installed capacity of 3,400 MW located at Tamnar in Raigarh District in Chhattisgarh.