Bijay Kumar Das has taken over as the Director (Production) of NALCO
Das is currently working as Executive Director (Projects) in the same organisation
New Delhi: Bijay Kumar Das has taken over as the Director (Production) of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna PSU under the Ministry of Mines, with effect from December 1. Prior to his new assignment, Das was serving as Executive Director (Projects) in the company’s corporate office, Bhubaneswar. It is important to note that PSU Watch the first to report when Das was recommended for the post of Director (Production) of NALCO by a PESB panel on July 29. He was selected for the post from the list of seven candidates who were interviewed by the selection panel.
Bijay Kumar Das’s profile & background
Das is an Engineering Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Rourkela (Formerly REC). He started his career in NALCO as a Graduate Engineer Trainee in 1984. He was posted in the company’s captive power plant in Angul since the inception of the project, where he held different key positions before taking over the challenging assignment of Business Development of the company. He subsequently took over as General Manager (Corporate Planning & Strategic Management) to plan & strategise the growth path of the company before being elevated to Executive Director (Projects).
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During his long service association of more than three decades with NALCO, Das has contributed significantly in the execution of various projects including diversification & opening of new vista in renewable energy projects. With rich and varied experience his induction as Director (Production) has been further strengthened the board of directors of the company.
New role & responsibility
As Director (Production) of NALCO, Das is responsible for all production activities of the company at various units such as mining, alumina refining, power plant and an aluminium smelter. He also will be responsible for the efficient operation and maintenance of the plant, besides coordination with connected agencies and introduction of new and efficient technology.
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