Board of Directors and Key Managerial Personnel
Shri Sridhar Patra
Part-time Non-executive Chairman
Shri Sridhar Patra has been appointed as Part-time Non-executive Chairman of the Company w.e.f. 10.02.2020.
Born on 12.10.1964, Shri Patra is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and rank holder graduate in Commerce from Utkal University. Shri Sridhar Patra has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) w.e.f. 17th December, 2019. Shri Sridhar Patra joined NALCO as Director (Finance) on 01.09.2018. Shri Patra was assigned the additional charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director w.e.f. 01.12.2019. Before joining NALCO, he had served as Director (Finance) of THDC India Limited for more than 5 years.
Shri Patra is a seasoned Finance & Accounts Professional with results-driven and team oriented leadership and have demonstrated commitment to organizational growth. He has over three decades of experience in finance and accounts functions of various Public Sector Undertaking like Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd., Indian Rare Earths Ltd. and Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (A subsidiary of ONGC Ltd.) with exposure in Corporate Accounts, Budgetary Control, Direct & Indirect Tax Management, Strategic Financial & Business Planning, Financial evaluation of Contracts, Cost Excellence and Treasury function. Shri Patra has contributed significantly as an academician to professional accounting institutions apart from his employment in PSUs.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Jha
CEO & Director
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Jha has been appointed as Director of the Company w.e.f. 21.08.2019 and hereafter as Chief Executive Officer of the Company w.e.f. 14.05.2020.
Dr. S. K. Jha after completing B.Sc. (Engg.) in Metallurgy joined the 32nd batch of BARC training school following which due to his interest in the production area he opted to join Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad and was posted in extrusion and piercing plant (EPP). Dr. S. K. Jha holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Engineering from Homi Bhabha National Institute. He is also a Metallurgical Engineering graduate from NIT Jamshedpur in the year 1988.
He has worked for more than 27 years in Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). In Atomic Energy he has made number of technological innovations in processing of nuclear materials of different grades such as “difficult to hot work” Alloy. He has carried out Simulation and modeling of two dissimilar metals used for development of fusion technology. He has also developed Titanium half alloy and full alloy tube in different sizes for Light Combat Aircraft and PSLV applications. He has developed a process to develop unique properties in pressure tube; a life time component for nuclear power reactors.
Dr. Jha joined Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) in the year 2016 and held charge as Director (Production & Marketing) from 5th July, 2016 to 30th April, 2020. Currently, he is holding the position of Chairman-cum-Managing Director of MIDHANI w.e.f. 01.05.2020.
Dr. Jha has received many awards and recognition for all his efforts at NFC. The most notable amongst them being, award for Excellence in Science technology for the year 2006 from Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and best corporate governance award 2019. He has also received Group award from DAE five times.
Shri Debasish Dutta
Shri Debasish Dutta has been appointed as Director of the Company w.e.f. 28.08.2020.
Shri Debasish Dutta is associated with MIDHANI since 2013 and is currently designated as General Manager (Projects). Before joining MIDHANI, he worked with Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Limited as an Additional General Manager (Interfacing) for NMDC Slab Caster-Hot Rolling Mill project. He started his career in Aluminium Strip Caster & Rolling Mill project and later joined MECON in the area of Rolling Mills Consultancy & Projects. In MIDHANI, he has successfully completed projects related to the modernization of plant facilities like 6000T Forge Press, 20T EAF-LRF-VD/VOD and other Re-heating, Heat Treatment and Refining Furnaces. Presently, Shri Dutta is looking after Rs.470 crore Wide Plate Mill projects along with other expansion / up-gradation projects.
Shri Amiya Kumar Swain
Shri Amiya Kumar Swain has been appointed as Director of the Company w.e.f. 10.05.2022.
Born on 21st June, 1964, Shri Swain completed his B.Tech. in Electronic and Telecom Engineering in year 1985 from Engineering College, Burla, Odisha.
Shri Swain joined NALCO in the year 1986. He got more than 36 years of experience in both the manufacturing Units of NALCO i.e. Mines & Refinery, Smelter & Power. Presently, he is working as ED (Production) at NALCO Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar.
Chief Financial Officer
Shri M. S. Ray
Chief Financial Officer
Shri M. S. Ray, Fellow Member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, joined with M/s. Utkarsha Aluminium Dhatu Nigam Limited (Joint Venture of NALCO and MIDHANI) in August 2020 as CFO for successful implementation of project and to start commercial production by adhering timeline. He worked successfully with Reputed Companies under Ministry of Defense (M/s. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, M/s. BEML Limited, M/s. Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited and M/s. BrahMos Aerospace Thiruvananthapuram Limited), Reputed Company under Ministry of Welfare (M/s. Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India), Reputed Multinational Company and Reputed organization under Ministry of Shipping (M/s. Kolkata Port Trust) etc. He acquired more than 31 years varied experience in the area of finance, taxation, corporate law etc.
SCOPE Excellence Award by Hon’ble President of India was awarded to Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India during his tenure.
He was instrumental in making Kolkata Port Trust as profit making organization which incurred losses for many years. Before joining in UADNL he retired from Kolkata Port Trust (Category I port) as Financial Adviser & Chief Accounts Officer.
He was also nominee director in M/s. Bhor Sagar Port Limited, M/s. Kolkata Riverfront Development Private Limited and M/s. Kolkata Port Accretion Limited.
Officiating Company Secretary
Shri Gautam Kumar Singh
Officiating Company Secretary
Shri Gautam Kumar Singh, an Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Law graduate, joined National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna CPSE as a Management Trainee (Company Secretary) on 04.10.2017 and is currently associated with NALCO as Assistant Manager (Company Secretary).
Shri Singh was nominated as Officiating Company Secretary of the Company by NALCO w.e.f. 24.08.2019.