Govt appoints Krishna Kumar Singh as Director (Personnel) of SAIL

ACC has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Steel for the appointment of Krishna Kumar Singh as Director (Personnel) SAIL

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Govt appoints Krishna Kumar Singh as Director (Personnel) of SAIL

New Delhi:  The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Steel for the appointment of Krishna Kumar Singh as Director (Personnel) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). According to an order issued on August 23, 2022, from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), he has been appointed to the post with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post till the date of his superannuation i.e. June 30, 2027, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Presently, he is serving as Executive Director in the same Maharatna steel PSU.

Singh was recommended for the post of Director (Personnel) of SAIL by the PESB panel on April 1. He was among three candidates, who were interviewed by the panel for the role.

Singh is an Engineering Graduate (B Tech in Electrical Engineering) from Banaras Hindu University. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management from Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU). Singh started his career in SAIL as Junior Manager on July 8, 1988, at Bhilai Steel Plant. He was promoted as Manager on June 30, 1996, he worked in Blooming and Billet Mill. Thereafter, on June 30, 2001, he was promoted as Senior Manager and posted in Human Resource Development Department where he was made Assistant General Manager on June 30, 2005.

Singh was promoted as Executive Director (Personnel and Administration) of Bhilai Steel Plant on November 16, 2018. Subsequently, on 26 October 2019, he was transferred to SAIL Corporate Office where he served as Executive Director (Personnel and Administration). On December 31, 2021, he was transferred to Bhilai Steel Plant as Executive Director (Personnel and Administration).

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