New Delhi: Steel Authority of India Ltd's (SAIL) Chairperson Soma Mondal has taken over as the first woman Chairperson of Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) and IREDA CMD Pradip Kumar Das as Vice-Chairman of SCOPE at the first meeting of the newly constituted SCOPE Executive Board 2021-23. During the meeting, Rakesh Kumar (immediate past Chairman of SCOPE & CMD of NLCIL) handed over the SCOPE Flag and DG SCOPE Atul Sobti handed over the Public Sector Flag to Mondal.
Speaking at the meeting, Mondal said, “I thank the public sector fraternity for reposing confidence and entrusting me with this responsibility. Taking cognizance of the tremendous work done by our predecessors, the new board will stride ahead as a team to add value and achieve newer horizons.”
Rakesh said, “The increased participation of PSEs in elections validates the increased confidence of member PSEs in SCOPE and with the new leadership, SCOPE will undertake more effective steps for the betterment of the Public Sector.”
Sobti said, “With such a pool of experience in Board comprising of old and new members from Maharatna, Navratna, Miniratna and other PSEs from diverse fields, SCOPE will work more dedicatedly towards transcending newer heights and thanked PSEs for enhanced participation in SCOPE Elections.”
A graduate in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela in 1984, Mondal started her career as a Graduate Engineer Trainee at NALCO and rose to become Director (Commercial) at the company. She then joined SAIL in 2017 as Director (Commercial) and has assumed charge as the Chairperson of SAIL in Januaury this year.
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