Somnath Nandi gets ACC clearance as Director (Technical) of NMDC

Somnath Nandi gets ACC clearance as Director (Technical) of NMDC

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Somnath Nandi as Director (Technical) of NMDC Limited
  • ACC gives clearance to Somnath Nandi as new Director (technical) of NMDC Ltd

  • Nandi is an engineering graduate and currently working as Executive Director (ED) in SAIL

New Delhi: Somnath Nandi is new Director (Technical) of NMDC Limited, as the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved his appointment. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Nandi has been appointed as Director (Technical) of NMDC Limited for a period with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post till the date of his superannuation i.e. December 31, 2022, or until further orders, whichever is earlier. He is currently serving as Executive Director in the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

Earlier, PSU Watch had reported when Nandi was recommended for the post of Director (Technical) of NMDC Limited by a PESB panel on August 25. He was selected from the list of 10 candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. The post of Director (Technical) of NMDC Limited is vacant since June 1, 2019.

New role & responsbility 

As Director (Technical) of NMDC Limited, Nandi will be a member of the board of directors of the organisation and will report to the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). He will assist the CMD and will be responsible for project management functions of the company, preparation of detailed project reports, planning and designing, construction and commissioning of the projects, research and development activities, etc.

NMDC Limited

NMDC Limited, previously known as National Mineral Development Corporation, is a state-controlled mineral producer. It is owned 72.43 percent by the government and is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel. It is involved in the exploration of iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite etc. It is India's largest iron ore producer and exporter, producing more than 35 million tons of iron ore from 3 fully mechanised mines in Chhattisgarh and Karnataka. It also operates the only mechanised diamond mine in the country at Panna in Madhya Pradesh.

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