Sudhir Sahu set to be Director (Technical) of SPMCIL

New Delhi: Sudhir Sahu is set to be Director (Technical) of the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited (SPMCIL), a PSU under the Ministry of Finance. Sahu has been recommended for the post by a panel of the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB), the head hunter body for PSUs, on Monday. He is currently serving as Chief General Manager in the same organisation. The Director (Technical) post in SMPCIL is vacant since March 1.

Sahu has been recommended for the post of Director (Technical) of SPMCIL from a list of six candidates. Out of those, two candidates were from SPMCIL, two candidates from BSNL and one each from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and the Indian Railways Traffic Service.

As Director (Technical) of SMPCIL, Sahu will be a member of the Board of Directors and will report to the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the company. He will be responsible for the efficient operation of the currency notes/security paper printing and minting activities of SPMCIL at nine plants and for the technical functions.

Sahu also will be responsible for providing to the board inputs on technical and production aspects concerning the entire manufacturing range of the company and is further responsible for the company's development of production processes, improving production infrastructure, research, updating the existing technology, identifying new technologies and also to assist the future growth of the company in accordance with the corporate plan.

SPMCIL is a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Finance. The company's main objective is to develop and produce cost-efficient high-quality security products of international standard and to meet the requirements of the central government and the state governments regarding security products, currency and coins.

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