New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for the appointment of Anupam Misra to the post of Director (Marketing) of Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT) on Wednesday. FACT is a government's chemical manufacturing company. According to the order issued on May 27, Misra has been appointed on the post for a period of five years with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post, or till the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is the earliest. He is currently serving as Director (Marketing) of PEC Limited, a CPSU under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Earlier, PSU Watch had reported that Misra was recommended for the post of Director (Marketing) of FACT Limited by a PESB panel on August 8, 2019.
Misra is general management professional with close to three decades of work experience with PSUs. He specialises in the area of International Trading. According to his LinkedIn profile, he has rich hands-on-experience in Industrial raw materials, Agro-Commodities, Engineering Goods and Projects in multi-commodity and multi-market B2B context. Misra is an IIT graduate. He has done B.Tech in Civil Engineering from IIT-Kharagpur in 1993. He started his career as a management trainee with PEC Ltd. PEC Ltd was earlier known as The Project & Equipment Corporation of India Limited).
He worked there till 2010, for more than 16 years. From there he moved to the STC which is the mother company of PEC. Misra worked with STC for 6 years. In 2016 came back to PEC Ltd as Director(Marketing) where he is looking after International Trading in Industrial raw materials, Agro-Commodities, Engineering Goods and Projects.
The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited or FACT is a fertiliser and chemical manufacturing company headquartered in Kochi, Kerala, India. The company was incorporated in 1943, by Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma of Travancore Kingdom It is the first fertiliser manufacturing company in independent India and also the largest Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) in the State of Kerala.
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