Senior IAS officer N Baijendra Kumar took charge as CMD of state-owned NMDC today.
"N Baijendra Kumar, an IAS officer of 1985 batch of Chhattisgarh Cadre has assumed charge as Chairman-cum- Managing Director of NMDC Ltd on 6 September 2017," the company said in a statement.
Prior to joining National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), Kumar was Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) with charge of industries and power besides serving as ACS to the state's chief minister.
During his tenure of over three decades, Kumar held important positions, including of collector.
He also headed the administration of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
He was the chairman of Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) and Chhattisgarh Housing Board (CGHB).
"He has worked extensively in the field of Forest & Environment and Housing. He also has...experience in administration, public relations, information and broadcasting both at Centre and at the state level," it said.
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