New Delhi: Vivek Gupta has taken charge as Director (Raw Material & Logistics) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) on March 27, 2019. A civil engineer from NIT, Allahabad, Gupta joined SAIL in the year 1980.
He also holds many Diplomas in the field of Business Management, Project management, and Construction Management and has been trained at the United Kingdom in Advanced Project Management through Price Water House, Urwick Management Centre, Slough, London.
Spent nearly 4 decades with SAIL
With an experience of working for more than 38 years in SAIL, Vivek Gupta has served in IISCO Steel Plant (ISP), Chasnalla Colliery, Project Directorate, VISL, and Raw Materials Division as well as in NMDC where he was on deputation.
After joining SAIL-ISP he rose to the ranks of Executive Director and served as ED (Projects) at Corporate Office, ED-VISL and then as ED (Projects & Operations) of Raw Materials Division, SAIL. During his tenure, he has been involved in several important and large scale projects including the projects of ISP’s Modernization and Expansion program. While on deputation in 2002 to NMDC Bacheli Project, Chhatisgarh he served as the Head of Civil and worked there till March’2004. Gupta assumes charge as Director (RM&L) of the Company at a time when SAIL is ramping up production from all its new units which have come up as part of the Modernization and Expansion program.
PSU Watch is a business news brand of 27 Frames Communications LLP. It places the spotlight on PSUs, Governance, Bureaucracy, Defence and Public Policy as the sector traverses through a period of radical change.