New Delhi: Sameer Rastogi (IFoS) has been given a tenure extension as Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) for a period of two years. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the Central Government has approved the proposal for extension of the deputation tenure of Rastogi for a period of two years beyond February 19, 2022, i.e. up to February 19, 2024, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Rastogi is a 1988-batch Indian Forest Service (IFoS) officer of Himachal Pradesh. He has been serving as CVO of RCF since February 20, 2019. He did his Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from the University of Roorkee in 1986 and M. Sc. in Forestry awarded by the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) from Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun in 1988. He has served in the Forest Department in various capacities such as Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF), Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Conservator of Forests and Chief Conservator of Forests, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests from 1990 to February 18, 2019.
RCF Ltd is a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. RCF is the fourth-largest producer of fertilizers in India after Coromandel International, National Fertilizer Limited, Chambal and Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals (GSFC). It has two manufacturing units, one at Trombay, in Mumbai– which has completed 50 excellent years in the fertilizers and chemicals domain – and the other at Thal in the Raigad district of Maharashtra.
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