S M Choudhary has taken over the charge of Director (Finance) of Western Coalfields, the Nagpur-based subsidiary of Coal India. Prior to this he served as Chief Engineer, Coal India Ltd.
On October 28, 2015 Choudhary was selected by Public Enterprises Selection Board for the vacant post which was under the additional charge of CMD, Rajeev Ranjan Mishra.
A Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant and a Company Secretary, Choudhary’s career in coal industry spans over three decades. He is also the recipient of Special Achievement Award for the formulation of a unique financial scheme related to mine closure plan.