Mr. Manoj Kumar assumes charge as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI). Prior to this, he worked in different capacities in CMPDI.
Mr. Kumar graduated in Mining Engineering from IIT-BHU, Varanasi in 1986. He has vast experience both in underground and opencast mining and played a lead role in the planning of India’s biggest coal mines like Gerva, Kusumunda, and Dipika Mines. He has been awarded as the best General Manager at Coal India Level in the year 2019.