Ranchi: What can be a better day for an engineer to get awarded on the 'Engineers' Day'. The glory comes the way of Rana Subhasis Chakravarty. Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited's (HEC) marketing and production director Rana Chakravarti has been awarded the prestigious "Eminent Engineer Award" by the Institution of Engineers, Jharkhand State Centre on the 52nd Engineers Day celebration. This award was given to Rana for his marketing turnaround of HEC wherein he and his marketing team have bagged orders which are highest in the last 8 years.
Rana is graduated in first class with distinction from BIT Mesra in Mechanical Engineering later he pursued Diploma in Management from IGNOU and subsequently MBA, First Class, in Marketing from BIT Mesra. His passion of studies has driven him into registering himself for PhD in the field of “Challenges and Opportunities of corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in Public Sector” in the year of 2015 which is in the final stages of completion as the thesis has already been submitted in 2019. He is also the recipient of the ‘Vishweshwaraya Gold Medal’ from the Institution of Engineers (India) for the Technical Paper on "Role of Power Sector in achieving Energy Security of India".
He has also presented Technical papers in the field of Environmental Engineering, Marketing & Management and Industry 4.0 in India and abroad. He has been elected as Member of Executive Board of “SCOPE: Standing Conference of Public Enterprises” on March 28, 2019 for which he feel honoured as he believes that it gives him an edge to move ahead keeping the Vision & Mission of this Apex Body in mind and applying it in the current scenario of working. He got selected for training in ERP Package through CICC for a period of three and a half month in Japan and also for training in EMS ISO 14001 in Indonesia through APO (Asian Productivity Organization). As HEC Director Rana Chakravarti successfully made ISRO, as one of the prestigious customers for HEC by bagging an order of INR 300 Million for Horizontal Sliding Doors and Platforms. Rana has been awarded for his marketing turnaround of HEC wherein he and his marketing team have bagged orders which are highest in the last 8 years
In the same line with his dedicated team on his side, he was successful in getting a project from VIZAG Steel worth INR 1460 Million for the Augmentation of the raw material preparation area for revamping and up-gradation of SM1&2. In the pipeline, there are orders worth INR 200 Million for the steel sector in Rolls and Slag pots, Rs 800 Million from Vizag Steel for the project of “Conveyor & Allied Equipment for second IOSA & RMHP” and orders for spares in Mining sector touching value up to 150 Million.
This year with aggressive marketing strategy under his command, HEC has broken the record of past 8 years in terms of order booking achieving 118% of the target set by the ministry as per MOU even before the end of Q2. In the month of March’19 and in the presence of Chairman CIL, they have inaugurated HMB-15 Dragline Project “AGNI” which is one of the esteemed projects for HEC and in a successful run.
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