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NALCO announces the appointment of 7 Independent Directors on its Board

Ravinath Jha, Dr BR Ramakrishna, Adv George Kurian, Dr Ajay Narang, YP Chillio, Dr Shatorupa and Adv. Dushyant Upadhyay has been appointed as the Independent Directors on the Board of NALCO
NALCO announces the appointment of 7 Independent Directors on its Board
NALCO announces the appointment of 7 Independent Directors on its Board

New Delhi: Navratna mining PSU, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) on Thursday announced the appointment of seven Independent Directors on its Board. According to the company Ravinath Jha, Dr BR Ramakrishna, Adv George Kurian, Dr Ajay Narang, YP Chillio, Dr Shatorupa and Adv. Dushyant Upadhyay has been appointed as Part-time Non-official (Independent) Directors with effect from the different dates. This information has been shared by the mining PSU in a regulatory filing to the stock exchange on Thursday. The brief profile and date of appointment of each director is as under-

Ravi Nath Jha has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 11, 2021. He is a Bachelor of Science (B Sc) graduate from Ranchi University. His professional expertise is in journalism. He was a freelance journalist for various local newspapers of Ranchi. He is continuing as Editor of Antyodaya Sandesh & Antyodaya Sankalp from October 2003.

Dr BR Ramakrishna has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 15. He is BSAM, BAMS, MD (Ayu), MSc & PhD (Yoga) holder and recipient of Gold Medal & Karnataka State Award in BSAM. He is having 30 years of experience in UG & PG Studies, 40 years in integrative medicine practice and 23 years in research experience. He held very senior positions in Ayurveda, Yoga and Sports in the Government of India and Government of Karnataka. He has conducted Ayurveda & Yoga Workshops in Germany, Austria, Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong, China, France, Italy, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand from 2006 and IDY Programs in Germany & Austria from 2015. He has also been awarded the Best Teacher Award, Torch Bearer of Ayurveda, Adhamya Chetana Award.

Adv. George Kurian has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 12, 2021. He is an advocate by profession from the Kottayam District of Kerala and has rich and vast experience in practising as an advocate in various courts.

Dr Aiay Narang has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 16, 2021. He is an allopathic General Physician and strives to give back to society and his fellow citizens by engaging in actionable activism and a range of non-profit activities. He has been on the Board of Directors of Hindusthan Samachar, Delhi. He also held the position of All India Vice President of Laghu Udyog Bharati, an All-India Organization in the service of Micro & Small-scale industry; currently, he is an Executive Member of its National Working Committee. He is a Trustee of the Vishwa Samvaad Kendra Trust, Bhopal, and is the President of the same.

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YP Chillio has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 11, 2021. He is a graduate in political science from Nagaland University. He is a social worker and has worked in different community-based organisations in various capacities for the welfare of the public at large. He served as Central Executive Committee Member, Eastern Nagaland Peoples Organisations. He is a lifetime member of the Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland.

Dr Shatorupa has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 12, 2021. She is a rank holder from Calcutta University in BA (History) and ranked No. 1 with Gold Medal in M.A. She has been awarded a PhD in Ancient Indian History and Culture from Banaras Hindu University, 2020. She is a corporate trainer and is a freelance writer with more than 15 years of experience. She held the post of President of the Ladies wing of Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry for two consecutive terms during 2012-14.

Adv Dushyant Upadhyay has been appointed on the Board of NALCO with effect from November 12, 2021. He is a lawyer by profession from Bulandshahr District of Uttar Pradesh and has rich and vast experience of more than 30 years in practising as an lawyer in various courts.

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