Digambar Sahai has assumed charge as Director (Production) of Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited
PSU Watch was first to report when Sahai was recommended for the post of Director (Production) of BVFCL by the PESB panel on earlier this year on June 25
New Delhi: Digambar Sahai has assumed charge as Director (Production) of Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL), a PSU under the Department of Fertilizers. Prior to this assignment, Sahai was serving as Deputy General Manager in the same organisation. According to an earlier order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Sahai has been appointed to the post of Director (Production) of BVFCL till August 31, 2022, i.e. the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Earlier, PSU Watch had reported that Sahai was recommended for the post of Director (Production) of BVFCL by the PESB panel on June 25. He was selected from the list of three candidates who were interviewed by the selection panel. All the candidates who were on the list were from BVFCL.
Sahai is a Science Graduate (B.Sc. Engg. Mech) from MIT-Muzaffarpur and Masters' in Engineering (M Tech in Mechanical) from IIT-Madras. He has rich experience of more than 33 years in different industries including 26 years in Anumonia-Urea Fertilizer plants. He started his career as Management Trainee (Mechanical) in Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Ltd., Barauni and worked there for six years. Later in 1992, he joined Indo Gulf Fertilizer Corporation and worked there for more than 15 years in various positions from Engineer to Senior Manager in different fields like Maintenance, Total Productive Maintenance and Total Quality Management. Prior to his current assignment, he was serving as Deputy General Manager (Operation & Instrumentation) in the same organisation since December 2015.
New role & responsibility
As Director (Production) at BVFCL, Sahai will act as the head of the Production and Operations Division of the company. His principal responsibility is to exercise control for the efficient operations of the plants of the company in a manner that would ensure optimum utilization of resources.
Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL)
The Namrup Fertilizer Complex was renamed as Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) after bi-furcation from Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited (HFCL) from April 1, 2002. It is located on the bank of the Dilli river in the south-western border of Dibrugarh district in Assam. It is the first fertilizer factory in India that uses natural gas as basic raw material for producing nitrogenous fertilizer. BVFCL is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Fertilizers, with 100 percent shareholding of the government of India.
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