CMD NCL, Bhola Singh receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Ravindra Kesari Sonbhadra
Bhola Singh, CMD, Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli, by the Department of Mines, IIT Kharagpur
Friday has been honored with the Technology Mining Engineering Society (TMES) Lifetime Achievement Award. He has been given this honor for his outstanding contribution to the coal industry for more than 35 years during the GREAT STEP Technical Fest of the Institute, in which he attended as the chief guest.
Singh has obtained his graduation degree from IIT Kharagpur itself. GREAT STEP (Geo Research Engineering and Technology Students Teachers and Employers Partnership) Fest is being organized by the Institute’s Mining Department under the aegis of IIT Kharagpur from March 10 to March 12 to solve the problems of the industry and encourage the talent of the students. Is
Singh is a B.Tech (Hons) in Mining Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur. As a seasoned Mining Engineer, he has a rich experience of more than 35 years in reputed public and private sector organizations of the country. Prior to taking over as CMD, NCL, he was working as Director (Technical) in Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Ranchi.
Under the able leadership of Shri Bhola Singh, NCL has set new records in FY 2022-23 and has achieved the targets of annual coal production, coal dispatch and overburden removal much ahead of schedule.
It is noteworthy that Bhola Singh was awarded the National Mines Safety Award by the President of India in 2017. He has also written many technical papers on blasting and other topics in national and international level journals.