Corporate Profile

DECO, a pioneer in coal mining activity, has been spearheaded by the Board of Directors, all from a family of erstwhile Coal Mine Owners.

The three sons of Late Basant Kumar Agarwalla ventured into this business with a humble beginning, to grow exponentially every year. Mr. Ravi Agarwalla, Chairman and the eldest, is enthusiastically supported by his two brothers - Manoj and Aloke Agarwalla. In 2009, under their umbrella the Young Turks namely Harsh Agarwalla (BCom(Hons) St. Xavier's College, Kolkata) son of Mr. Manoj Agarwalla taken over responsibilities in the company after completing formal education.

In the years of development, the Board has created a dedicated & hard working team of professionals and technocrats, who see that the work is always executed before time to the full satisfaction of the clients.


Mr. A. N. Jha, Director

Mr. Jha is a professional Civil Engineer, joined M/s Alcove Industries Ltd and in August 1997, he transferred to Dhansar Engineering Co. Pvt. Ltd., after the Directors split activities.

With 16 years of rich experience, his core strength has been to build up organizations from inception and taking them to unexpected heights. He emphasises that every day action is of prime importance, while positivity undoubtedly yields positive results.


Mr. R Prashad, Chief of Project

Mr. Prashad is an experienced retired General Manager (Mining Engineer) having worked in various CIL subsidiaries. He has been responsible for taking up challenging assignments which were brought to order to full satisfaction of his mentors who nominated him in 2007 to attend "Safety Meeting of Eight Leading Coal Producing Nations" at Pittsburg USA.

His special skills are detailing of modern mining technology with a super leadership, motivating his team for optimising their potential.


Prof. B. P. Singh

He is retired Head of Department Mining in ISMU, Dhanbad Qualification: MTech Mining from Queensland University, Canada BSc. (HONS) Mining from AISM, Dhanbad.


Mr. S. K. Chaudhary

He is the ex principal of Mining Institute in Dhanbad Qualification: BSc. (HONS) Mining from AISM, Dhanbad.


Mr. K. N. Singh

He is retired ED safety BCCL, Dhanbad Qualification: BSc. (HONS) Mining from AISM, Dhanbad.


Mr. P. N. Singh

He is retired General Manager of TISCO Qualification: MSc. Geology and BSc. (HONS) Mining from AISM, Dhanbad.