New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for the appointment of Siba Prasad Mohanty as Chairman & Managing (CMD) of Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) on Saturday. According to the Personnel Ministry order, he has been appointed to the post for a period with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post on or after October 1, 2021, till the date of his superannuation, i.e. May 31, 2025, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He is currently serving as CMD of HIL (India) Limited.
On June 28, Mohanty was recommended for the post by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel, the public sector head hunter body. Dr Mohanty was the only candidate who was interviewed by the selection panel and recommended for the post.
Dr Mohanty has done his Masters in Business Management from Berhampur University, Odisha. He completed his Executive Development Programme from IIM Lucknow and Advanced Management Programme from IIM, Kolkatta. He comes with more than 26 years of rich and diverse experience primarily in the Marketing of Agri Inputs. He has also worked in M/s Rashtriya Chemical & Fertilizers Ltd (RCF), Mumbai, in different capacities from 1989 to 2015.
Mohanty is a recipient of the “Marketing Man of the Year” award in 1995 and the “Best Employee” Award in 2012 at RCF. Under the Chairmanship of Dr Mohanty, Hindustan Insecticides Limited was awarded several prestigious awards by renowned institutions like Bureaucracy Today (CSR Excellence Award), Times Ascent (Innovative HR practices), The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) etc.
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