Shri U. Kumar did First Class Hons, B.Sc.(Mining) from Bihar University. He
hold first class Colliery Manager’s Certificate of competency from the DGMS,
Dhanbad. He did Associateship of Indian School Of Mines, Dhanbad (AISM),
First Class with Hons.
He had 40 years of varied experience in Coal Mining, Washries and Power
Projects. He held top positions as Chairman cum Managing Director of South
Eastern Coal Fields and Northern Coal Fields of Coal India Limited, the biggest
public sector undertaking in India.
He is member of several professional organizations like MGMI, IMMA, NIPM and so on and has
been conferred special recognition and awards by these professional bodies.
His publication of papers include Resettlement of Project Affected
Persons, Computerization in Coal Minings, Lime Stone Mining in M.P., Energy Conservation and
Management, Disaster Management, Beneficiation of Power Grade Coal, Quality Management in Coal
Mines, to mention but a few
He traveled widely all over the world as a Member / Leader of Government /
Coal Indian Delegation.
After retirement he worked as Chief Executive of a Coal Washing
Company and conceptualized, constructed and commissioned first non-coking coal
washry in the country.