S M Choudhary has taken charge as the director (finance) in South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL). Prior to his new appointment, Choudhary was the director (finance) in Western Coalfields Limited since March 3, 2016.
He is a qualified chartered accountant, cost and management accountant and company secretary with over three decades of experience in coal industry.
He began his career with Central Coalfields Ltd, Ranchi and since then has worked at different levels. Amongst various responsibilities during his career, he has also served as general manager (finance) at the Coal India Limited (CIL).
“His work has been recognized at various levels and he was conferred with various awards,” a SECL press release said.
It said Choudhary is a recipient of Special Achievement Award by CIL for formalities of Unique Financial Scheme related to Mine Closure Plan. He was also conferred with Best CFO Award in PSU Category by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in its 11th ICAI Awards, 2017 on January 19, 2018 in Mumbai.
Choudhary was welcome by the CMD and all functional directors in SECL.