|Shri Asok Kumar Sinha|
Mr. A.K. Sinha, aged 57 years, is the Director (Finance) of our Company. Mr. Sinha graduated with honours in physics from Belur Ramakrishna Vidyamandir, Calcutta University in 1971 and became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1977. He has also obtained a bachelor’s degree in law from Calcutta University in 1976. Mr. Sinha has over three decades of experience as a finance executive in the mining industry. He was associated with ECL in various capacities from 1977 to 2001 and was also the General Manager (Finance) of BCCL and Director (Finance) of ECL. Mr. Sinha joined our Company as Director (Finance) on March 13, 2010 and is responsible for overall financial management and audit functions of our Company and our Subsidiaries and in advising the Board on all financial matters. Mr. Sinha is experienced in the field of management accounting and has held the post of chairman of Asansol Chapter of Chartered Accountants. He has also participated in the ‘Advanced Management Programme’ at Queens’ College, Cambridge, United Kingdom and has completed the ‘Scope-IMI Global Leadership Advance Management Programme’ on strategic issues of national and international leadership.