New Delhi: AS Kesavan has taken over as Director (Technical) of FACT Limited with effect from March 22. Prior to this elevation, he was serving as Executive Director in the same organisation. According to an earlier order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), he has been appointed to the post till September 30, 2022, i.e. the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Earlier, PSU Watch had reported when Nampoori was recommended for the post of Director (Technical) of FACT Limited by the PESB panel in August 2020. He was selected for the post among two candidates who were interviewed by the PESB selection panel. Another candidate was from National Fertilizers Limited (NFL). The post of Director (Technical) in FACT is vacant since July 13, 2017.
As Director (Technical) of FACT, Kesavan is the head of the technical & operations division of the company. He is responsible for the efficient operation of the plants of the company in a manner that would also ensure optimum utilization of resources. He will also act as Principal Adviser of the company in all technical and operations matters.
The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT) is a fertilizer and chemical manufacturing company headquartered in Kochi, Kerala. The company was incorporated in 1943 by Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma of Travancore Kingdom. FACT is the first fertiliser manufacturing company in independent India and also the largest Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) in the state of Kerala.
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