Kulumani Biswal takes over as Director Finance of Mahnadi Coalfields
merisarkar news service
New Delhi, October 21, 2010
Kulamni Biswal Director Finance, MCL
Kulumani Biswal has taken over as the Director (Finance), Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd. (MCL), a Subsidiary of Coal India Ltd. The post was lying vacant since March 31 this year on after the superannuation of Shri B.Mahapatra, Ex-Director (F), MCL. Prior to joining MCL, Shri Biswal was working as Chief (Finance) in Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), New Delhi, the position is equivalent to the Joint Secretary to Govt. of India.
Before joining CERC, Shri Biswal was Senior Financial Analyst in Orissa Electricity Regulatory Commission (OERC) from 1997 to 2004. He had also worked in Coal India Ltd. during 1985 to 1997 at various capacities.
Shri Biswal is a Fellow Cost Accountant with MBA (Finance) from Newport University, California (USA). He is also holding the L.L.B degree from Sambhalpur University (Orissa) and PGDFM from IGNOU, New Delhi.
Shri Biswal has about 25 years of rich experience in coal and power sector with regulatory affairs experience both at the state level as well as national level. He is also instrumental in bringing out various regulations in OERC and as well as in CERC. He has visited various countries and presented papers on tariff and regulatory matters at various forum.