New Delhi: Ashok Kumar Patra is set to be next Director (Finance) of Projects & Development India Limited (PDIL), a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. He has been recommended for the post by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel on Friday. Presently, he is serving as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Engineering Projects (India) Ltd.
Patra has been recommended for the post of Director (Finance) of PDIL from a list of eight candidates, who were interviewed by the PESB selection panel in its selection meeting held on September 22. Candidates who were interviewed by the PESB panel were each one from PDIL, Engineering Projects (India) Ltd., MSTC Ltd., Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), THDC India Limited, Pipeline Infrastructure Limited and Tata Coffee Limited.
As Director (Finance) of PDIL, Patra will be a member of Board of Directors and will report to Chairman and Managing Director (CMD). He will be overall in-charge of finance and accounts of the organisation and will be responsible for evolving and formulating policies relating to finance and accounts as well as implementation.