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Brief Profile of Shri Sanjiv Soni, Director (Finance), Coal India Limited



Shri Sanjiv Soni

Shri Sanjiv Soni (58) , has assumed the charge of Director(Finance), CIL on 10th July’ 2019. Prior to that he was Director (Finance) of Eastern Coalfields Limited from 19.06.18. He was born on 18thJune, 1961 and graduated in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and. Shri Soni has wide experience of over 32 years and has served the Coal Industry in different capacities.

Shri Soni joined CMPDI on 27.05.1986. Prior to joining as Director (Finance) of Eastern Coalfields Limited, he worked as General Manager (Finance), IAD at WCL HQ, Nagpur.

During his professional career Shri Soni worked in different capacities at CMPDI. He was in-charge of finance function for UNDP/GEF/GOI- Coal Bed Methane Recovery & Utilization project implemented jointly by CMPDI/BCCL/GOI/UNDP. Shri Soni, while head of Internal Audit Deptt., at WCL, took various initiatives towards building-up robust internal controls.

He has visited Vienna, Austria in the Year 2004 on account of CBM project implementation and Toronto, Canada for PDAC 2019 as member of CIL delegation.