Independent External Monitor


Shri Sewa Ram

Shri J.K. Khanna

Independent External Monitor Contact Details

Sri Sewa Ram has been appointed as IEM by Coal India Limited vide their letter dtd 13.11.2013. Sri Sewa Ram is retired officer of the Indian Administrative Service of MP Cadre. He retired in 2011. Before joining Indian Administrative Service, he has also served as an officer with Indian Overseas Bank and Indian Revenue Services (Customs and Central Excise).

As IRS officer he has served in mirzapur Division of the Allahabad Commissionery. In the Indian Administrative service, he has served in Bastar, now part of Chhattisgarh State. He has served as Collector of Shivpuri, Drug and Ujjain districts. He has served as Commissioner Tribal Development, Secretary/Principal Secretary, Tribal Development, Public Health Engineering, Finance, Labour, Urban Development, Mineral Resources Development and Horticulture.

Mr. Khanna is a retired IPS officer of 1974 batch, Bihar cadre. After serving in the Indian Police Service for 37 years, he superannuated on 30.4.11 in the rank of Director General of Police.

Mr. J.K.Khanna has been appointed by Coal India Ltd. as an Independent External Monitor (IEM) of NCL on 13.11.13. He carries the status/benefits of a Director of the Company.

As Independent Director/IEM, his job is to oversee the implementation of the Integrity Pact Programme of Transparency International to prevent corruption, bribes and unethical practices in the Company and especially to monitor tenders. For this purpose, he will have access to all officers and internal records of the Company apart from access to Bidders‟ records.