Dr. InderJit Singh, assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Coal this morning at Shastri Bhawan office, New Delhi. Senior Officials of Coal Ministry were also present on this occasion. Dr. InderJit Singh took over the charge of Secretary which fell vacant after superannuation of Susheel Kumar on April 30 this year. In the interim, Secretary Mines, Anil G Mukhim had been holding additional charge as Secretary, Coal.
Prior to this appointment as Coal Secretary, Dr.InderJit Singh was posted as Secretary (Coordination) in Cabinet Secretariat. Dr. Singh is a Ph.D in Economics from Panjab University. In the past he has also held positions in Ministry of Commerce, MNRE at the Centre and other significant portfolios in the state cadre.