Sambalpur: Pranab Kumar Patel today assumed the charge as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) at Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, an Odisha-based subsidiary of Coal India Limited.
Patel, an officer of Indian Railways Stores Service (IRSS -98), has taken over as ninth CVO of MCL, which is one of the leading coal producing Central PSU under Ministry of Coal.
An Engineering Graduate from NIT Rourkela and post-graduate (M.Tech.) from prestigious IIT-Kharagpur, Patel has served in various capacities at Indian Railways.
He has also served as the Deputy CVO at East Cost Railways for four years.