SHRI P K Sinha, Director(Tech) P&P-SECL Bilaspur.
Born in January 1962, Shri P. K. Sinha Graduated in Mining Engineering from Raipur Engineering College, Raipur in the year 1982. He completed his Post Graduate in Mine Planning & Design from ISM, Dhanbad in the year 1988. Shri Sinha is a seasoned professional with 32 years of experience in Coal India Ltd. and has worked as Head of production unit in Opencast and Underground mines of different subsidiaries of CIL since 1998. Shri Sinha worked at micro level in Banki colliery of SECL from 1982 to 1988, with record achievement of more than 100% Target for six consecutive years. He worked at senior positions in Majri, Gondegaon and Telwasa collieries of WCL from 1993 to 2007 with similar achievements as done in SECL. He has also worked in science and technology of CMPDIL (HQ). He has added a no. of colors in his career, during his tenure as Project manager and Project Head at NCL from the year 2007 to 2016 such as - he motivated his team to produce highest production of 2.05 L. Tes. on a single day, and also the highest ever annual production of 15.5 MT in the year 2010-11, which is a record in the history of Jayant Project (10MTY). He spearheaded an aggressive process-reengineering program at Jayant and Amlohri OCP of NCL, that improved its productivity at reduced cost and achieved a coal production growth of 13.33% and 17.5 % consecutively at Amlohri during 2013-14 and 2014-15 and 21.52 % at Jayant OCP during 2015-16.
Shri Sinha has represented Indian Coal Industry in the World Mining Congress at Poland in the year 2008 and at Istanbul (Turkey) during the year 2011. He also visited Sweden, Switzerland & Germany for training in Advanced Management Development Programme during the year 2014.
He is honored with many Prestigious Awards viz. EXCELLENCE IN ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT, as Project head, from MPCCB, Bhopal for the year 2010-11 and Best Mines Manager at HB Ghosh Memorial Award hosted by MGMI at Kolkata for 2 consecutive years (2012 & 2013). He also has the honor of presenting Technical Paper entitled “Dump Slope monitoring at Jayant - the new perspective” at 4th Asian Mining Congress held at Kolkata in the year, 2012 and Technical Paper entitled ”Effect of production blast on dump stability in open pit mines” in the “FRAGBLAST-10” held in November, 2012 at New Delhi.
He has professional affiliation with Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute (MGMI) and Indian Mine Manager’s Association (IMMA).
Shri P K Sinha has been appointed as Director (Technical), SECL (a leading coal producing subsidiary of CIL) in the year 2016 and has assumed its charge on 03.08.16 at SECL headquarter, Bilaspur (C.G.).