Published On: Fri, May 20th, 2016

PSEB initiates process to appoint CMD of NMDC

The government’s headhunter Public Enterprises Selection Board (PSEB) has initiated the process of appointing Chairman and Managing Director of NMDC Ltd.

Additional Secretary in the Steel Ministry Bharathi S Sihag has been given the additional charge of CMD of NMDC with effect from January 1, 2016.

Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser to Steel Ministry Bharathi S Sihag has been given additional charge as CMD of the iron ore company with effect from January 1 2016.

The move comes after the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet had rejected the PSEB’s recommendation to appoint Gopal Singh as CMD of the state-owned miner and asked it to start afresh selection process for the post.

“The Public Enterprises Selection Board is seeking qualified candidates for the post of Chairman and Managing Director, National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) in schedule ‘A’ of the CPSE, the scale of pay of the post being Rs. 80,000-1,25,000/- (REVISED). A copy of the job description for the post is enclosed…,” the PSEB said in a notification.

The PSEB had earlier recommended the name of Singh, who is the CMD of Central Coalfields, for NMDC’s top post, which fell vacant after the retirement of Narendra Kothari on December 31.

Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser to Steel Ministry Bharathi S Sihag has been given additional charge as CMD of the iron ore company with effect from January 1.

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