Coal India Ltd has named former coal secretary Alok Perti and two other people as independent directors after several months of vacancies, Mint reported.
Perti was coal secretary till 2012. He then became an adviser to the coal ministry as it grappled with the coalfield allocations controversy, a lawsuit from a UK-based small shareholder and calls from the power sector for more supply agreements. The other two independent directors, R.N. Trivedi and Kamal R. Gupta, served as independent directors earlier and have been reappointed while four other appointments are due, the report added.
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