New Delhi: Amarendu Prakash is set to be the next Director (Raw Materials & Logistics) of Steel Authority of India (SAIL), a Maharatna PSU under the aegis of the Ministry of Steel. His name has been recommended by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel on Monday. He is currently serving as General Manager in the same organisation.
Prakash has been recommended for the post of Director (Raw Materials & Logistics) of SAIL from a list of seven candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. A total of six candidates including Prakash, who were on the list were from SAIL and one candidate was from Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL).
Education & background
Prakash is an engineering graduate (B Tech) in Metallurgy from Ranchi University. He has over 24 years of working experience in SAIL. His experience includes Operations Management, Lean Manufacturing, Project Planning, Mining, Engineering, Maintenance Management, Business Strategy and Strategic Business Management etc.
Steel Authority of India (SAIL)
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is an Indian state-owned steel making company based in New Delhi. SAIL is a Maharatna PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel. The company was incorporated on January 24, 1974. With an annual production of 16.30 million metric tons, SAIL is the 20th largest steel producer in the world and the 3rd largest in India. The hot metal production capacity of the company will further increase and is expected to reach a level of 50 million tonnes per annum by 2025.
SAIL operates and owns 5 integrated steel plants at Bhilai, Rourkela, Durgapur, Bokaro and Burnpur (Asansol) and 3 special steel plants at Salem, Durgapur and Bhadravathi. It also owns a Ferro Alloy plant at Chandrapur. As a part of its global ambition, the company is undergoing a massive expansion and modernisation programme involving upgrading and building new facilities with an emphasis on state of the art green technology.