Shri T. Bandopadhyay is a B.Tech (Mining Engg.) from IIT-BHU, 1981 and has worked in Coal India Limited ever since graduation. In his career spanning 36 years, he has served in various capacities in subsidiaries of CIL, viz. Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Central Coalfields Limited and Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd. At CIL HQ, Kolkata, he has worked in Corporate Planning and Safety & Rescue departments.
In his current assignment, as General Manager (Coal Videsh) and Director/COO of Coal India Africana Limitada, CIL’s wholly owned subsidiary in Mozambique, he has overseen exploration operations of two exploration licenses in Mozambique.
He has been overseeing in CIL’s diversification initiatives in coal to chemicals and fertilizers, in Talcher Fertilizers Limited, in HURL and in the ongoing coal to methanol initiative at Dankuni Coal Complex.
Shri Bandopadhyay is also on the Board of Talcher Fertilizers Limited.