Coal India Reviews

Updated August 16, 2014
Updated August 16, 2014
98 Reviews

3.5
98 Reviews
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Coal India Chairman & Managing Director S. Narsing Rao
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41 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good prospect for career growth and less work pressure as well as job security (in 11 reviews)

  • you can have good salary without doing any work but if you are in mining field you have to go 5 km (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • physically demanding, bad work culture, not well enough accommodation everywhere (in 13 reviews)

  • Boredom , remote location , No challenges just spend your total life with coal dust , bad work culture (in 12 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good salary, bad posting, little or no amenities, recreational opportunities varies on posting location

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Āsansol, West Bengal (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Āsansol, West Bengal (India)

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary is on the higher side when compared with other public sector organisations, job security, Disciplines not directly linked to production may find good work life balance

    Cons

    Some of the disciplines such as E&M, Excavation, Mining etc may find it hard to maintain good work life balance due as they need to be present at the place of work at odd hours. Other than IICM no good training centers at regional level. Dealing with mostly illiterate or semi literate persons may be challenging for some people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improvement of accommodation for executives, setting up recreational clubs, digitization of records and process, timely delivery of relevant training

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    working with CIL is a challenging job.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Human Resources  in  Encantada-Ranchito El Calaboz, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Human Resources in Encantada-Ranchito El Calaboz, TX

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    best Industrial Relation Practice and pay and perks.

    Cons

    difficult Job Conditions with Mines posting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work Culture should be Improved With new technology and innovative & Creative Ideas,

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    disappointing experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management Trainee  in  Rānchī (India)
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in Rānchī (India)

    I worked at Coal India full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    light work load
    decent salary
    huge savings

    Cons

    very remote locations
    huge corruption
    lot of pressure of labour unions
    very casual attitude of executives as well as non-executives

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    I am good job is coal mains Nagpur dis

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Automobile Work  in  Nāgpur, Maharashtra (India)
    Former Employee - Automobile Work in Nāgpur, Maharashtra (India)

    I worked at Coal India full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Service in coal mains very very good job in I am entrees ok sir

    Cons

    I am automobile work in entrees job fool time ok sir I am work in Nagpur dis

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Automobile work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    easy, relaxed job with a good pay

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Chief Manager (Mining)  in  Rānīganj, West Bengal (India)
    Current Employee - Chief Manager (Mining) in Rānīganj, West Bengal (India)

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    1: high salary
    2: less work pressure
    3: flexible work time
    4: perks

    Cons

    1: work environment
    2: senior management
    3: political interference
    4: quality of employees
    5: Hr team

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Induct trained people from market, give values to those who works and deduce the undue relaxations times for employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Nice Experiance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coal India

    Pros

    Sound management system and fully functional internal control system along with compensation policies

    Cons

    technically being a PSU cons are limited to natural limitations

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain a work culture and time management discussions

  8.  

    Bad Work Culture, Decades back in adopting technologies

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary, Growth within the Company.

    Cons

    Poor Support from Superiors, dusty and difficult environment to keep your sanity, Remote Locations. Few years with the company, you will be a typical frog in the well. IR Issues pops up out of nowhere and will give you a headache even though your intentions might be good. Boring and not a challenging job. If you can play politics, you can survive. I wont recommend this company for straightforward fellows.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make the Working environment good for new joiners, embrace new technologies, Implement SAP-ERP. Train the employees (Executives & Non Executives alike).

    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    working from almost 4 years,

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chandrapur, Maharashtra (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chandrapur, Maharashtra (India)

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    job security & nothing challenging here to work salary is little bit good..

    Cons

    poor working condition, no career growth, opportunity is only for technical field students, nothing here for persons who prefer challenging work, remote location away from city, no social life..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please increase opportunities for non executives in HR & administration department

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Very Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Entry Operator  in  Bilāspur, Chhattisgarh (India)
    Current Employee - Data Entry Operator in Bilāspur, Chhattisgarh (India)

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working Environment, Career Growth, Welfare Works

    Cons

    Career Development for non-executives in executives grade.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create some post in HR specially for non-executives.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Coal India full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    government job so fixed job

    Cons

    working environment and growth is very poor..

    Recommends

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