Selection of Market Research Firm for Demand-Supply analysis of Aluminium Alloy Flat Rolled Products (FRP) Market for UADNL Project at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. 29/06/2022     | Fourth list of Candidates provisionally selected for the Post of Graduate Engineer Trainee (GET) – Advt. No: 10200207 25/03/2022     | Expression of Interest (EoI) for R&D Collaboration/Commercialization of Technology with NALCO 21/02/2022     | Kind Attention: Shareholders (Mandatory furnishing of PAN, KYC details and Nomination by holders of physical securities) 16/12/2021     | Participate in Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav competitions. Contribute your renderings on Desh Bhakti Geet writing, Lori writing & Rangoli making at https://amritmahotsav.nic.in/competitions.htm 24/11/2021     | Visit: Ministry of Mines is organizing a national event to mark the Handing over of 100 G4 Mineral Blocks by GSI to the State Governments on September 8th, 2021, at 3 PM at New Delhi with FICCI 06/09/2021     | Geological Survey of India (GSI), under the aegis of Ministry of Mines is organizing a national event to mark the Handing over of 100 G4 Mineral Blocks by GSI to the State Governments on September 8th, 2021, at 3 PM at New Delhi with FICCI. Click here to register. 06/09/2021     | KIND ATTENTION: SHAREHOLDERS (Updation of E-mail Ids & Mobile Numbers) 13/08/2021     | Global Tender Enquiry (GTE) for Engagement of EPCM Consultant for Establishing Facility for Aluminium Alloy Melting, Slab Casting and Flat Rolled Products Production Facility at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. 10/08/2021     | Request for Expression of Interest for Lithium Ore Offtake from reputed Indian Firm(s) / Lithium Processing Technologist / Consortium from prospective mining facilities of KABIL and its international partners for import of ore/product to India 03/08/2021     | Contribute your rendering of the National Anthem of India at: https://rashtragaan.in/ 02/08/2021     | NIT for Engagement of Consultant for preparation of EIA and EMP study to obtain EC to set up High End Aluminium Alloy project by “Utkarsha Aluminium Dhatu Nigam Ltd.” 16/07/2020     | Deposit of one time Registration fees for PRMBS 26/06/2020     | Covid Mailer from Ministry 06/05/2020     | Integrated Govt. Online Training ( iGOT) courses on DIKSHA platform on Covid 19 pandemic 22/04/2020     | Circular: Integrated Govt. Online Training (iGOT) courses on DIKSHA platform on COVID-19 pandemic 22/04/2020     | EOI – for SUPPLY, INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF GPS & GPRS BASED INTEGRATED RAKE TRACKING SYSTEM IN CAPTIVE POWER PLANT, ANGUL, ODISHA 11/04/2020     | Advertisement of PESB for the post of Director(Commercial) 18/03/2020     | The corrigendum against the Advt. no 10200101 13/03/2020     | Joint Venture agreement for Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. (KABIL) signed in presence of Hon’ble Minister of Mines Shri Pralhad Joshi by NALCO, HCL and MECL under Ministry of Mines, GoI. 01/08/2019     |

Board of Directors

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Shri Sridhar Patra

Chairman-cum-Managing Director

Shri Sridhar Patra has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Company w.e.f. 17th December, 2019.

Shri Sridhar Patra joined the Company 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.

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…


Govt. Nominee Director

Shri Sanjay Lohiya, IAS
Govt. Nominee Director

Shri Sanjay Lohiya, an IAS Officer of 1994 batch (Assam Meghalaya cadre) took over as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines in October, 2020. He joined Indian Administrative Service (IAS) after graduating from Delhi University. Before joining as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines, he held the post of Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Govt. of Assam. He worked in various capacities in Government of Assam. He has already worked in Govt of India as Director, PMO and subsequently as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and farmers’ welfare during 2011-2016. During his tenure in Govt of Assam, he worked in various departments like Finance, Agriculture, and urban development in various capacities and has wide experience.

Dr. Veena Kumari Dermal
Govt. Nominee Director

Dr. Veena Kumari Dermal belongs to 1998 batch of Indian Postal Service (IPoS) of Government of India. She is currently working as Joint Secretary dealing with Policy & Legislative Division in the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, New Delhi.

Dr. Veena Kumari Dermal served in various capacities in the Postal Department at all India level.  She has joined as Director in the Ministry of Mines in 2017 and got promoted as Joint Secretary in 2020.  She has been associated with amendments to MMDR Act in 2020 and 2021 and the subordinate legislations to the Act. She has gained deep understanding of mineral policy in India.

Dr. Veena Kumari Dermal has done B.Sc.(Agriculture), M.Sc. (Horticulture) from Kerala Agriculture University and Ph.D in Horticulture from Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi.  She has done Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy from IIM, Bangalore.   She has participated in various short-term courses at the National and International level.

Dr. Veena Kumari Dermal has abundant experience of working in Government and Public Sectors.

Functional Directors


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Functional Directors
Shri Radhashyam Mahapatro
Director (HR)

Shri Radhashyam Mahapatro joined the Company as Director (HR) w.e.f. 01.01.2020.

Shri Mahapatro has rich experience in Power, Oil and Coal Sectors in different capacities and successfully shouldered varied and higher responsibilities. He is a physics graduate from Khallikote College, Brahmapur, Odisha and did his Post Graduation in Industrial Relation & Labour Welfare from Berhampur University. Shri Mahapatro has handled many areas of HR functions. During his tenure in NHPC, Engineers India Limited and Central Coalfields Ltd, he was instrumental in the introduction of Productive work culture through Team Work.

Shri Mahapatro’s areas of interest include improving productivity, human development, creation of employment through skill development, sports, culture and improvement of human dignity. He has passionately worked for reformation in administration to make it responsive to the need and aspirations of the communities. His forte includes transparency, leadership and teamwork.

Shri M.P. Mishra
Director (P&T)

Shri Manasa Prasad Mishra joined the Company as Director(Projects & Technical) w.e.f. 01.11.2020.

Born on 19.07.1963, Shri M.P. Mishra completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from University College of Engineering, Burla, Odisha. He joined NALCO as a Graduate Engineer Trainee (GET) in 1984. During his long service association of three and half decades with NALCO, Shri Mishra has contributed significantly from Technology adoption to absorption in the field of Aluminium Technology. Shri Mishra has vast professional experience ranging from project execution to plant operation at Smelter & Power complex of NALCO and Business Development activities in Greenfield & Brownfield aluminium projects, renewable projects etc. Shri Mishra held the position of Executive Director at Smelter & Power Complex, Angul before taking over as Director(Projects & Technical).

Shri Mishra is a Member of National Council of Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), FIE of Institution of Engineers (India) and Aluminium Association of India.


Shri Bijay Kumar Das
Director (Production)

Shri Bijay Kumar Das, has taken over as the Director (Production) of the Navratna CPSE National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) with effect from 1st December 2020. Prior to the new assignment, Shri Das was serving the Company as Executive Director (Projects) at Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar.

A graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Rourkela (Formerly REC) , Shri Das began his career in NALCO as a 1st batch Graduate Engineer Trainee in 1984. He was posted in the Company’s Captive Power Plant in Angul since inception of the project, where he held different key positions before taking over the challenging assignment of Business Development of the Company. He subsequently took over as General Manager (Corporate Planning & Strategic Management) to plan & strategise  the  growth path of the Company before being elevated to  Executive Director (Projects).

During his long service association of more than three decades with NALCO, Shri Das has contributed significantly in execution of various projects including diversification   &  opening of new vista in Renewable Energy Projects. With rich and varied experience of   Shri Bijay Kumar Das joining as Director (Production),  Board of Directors of NALCO has been further strengthened.

Shri Ramesh Chandra Joshi
Director (Finance)

Born on 12.04.1965, Shri R. C. Joshi has completed his professional course from ICMAI in 1989. He has also completed Bachelor of Law from Sambalpur University.

Shri Joshi is a seasoned Finance & Accounts professional acknowledged for sound decision-making abilities, analytical and problem solving skills, business acumen, result-driven and team-oriented leadership. Shri Joshi has always demonstrated commitment to organizational growth. He has also keen interest in academics. He has a varied and rich experience in various areas of Finance spanning over 32 years, which includes 27 years in NALCO in the core areas of finance coupled with in-depth understanding of financial, contractual and regulatory issues. He is also a nominee director on the Board of M/s. Angul Aluminium Park Pvt. Ltd, a JV of NALCO.

Shri Sadashiv Samantaray
Director (Commercial)

Mr Sadashiv Samantaray has joined as Director (Commercial) of the National Aluminium Company Limited, a Navaratana CPSE on 22.03.2022.

Born in the year 1965, Mr Samantaray had been a position holder all throughout his education in schools and colleges. After completing his B.Tech (Mechanical) with University Merit certificates in all the four years of graduation from GB Pant University of Ag & Technology, Panatnagar, now in Uttarakhand, he joined Nalco as Graduate Engineer Trainee in the year 1985 (2nd batch of GETs). He has done his MBA from Utkal University with specialization in Marketing Finance. He has also completed PG Diploma in Business administration and PD Diploma in Marketing Management.

Through his sincerity, hard work, dedication and competence on strategic management, he rose to the level of Executive Director (Commercial) before being selected as Director (Commercial).

Mr Samantaray has more than 36 years of rich experience in Plants and commercial areas. Working at Plants he was involved in erection, commissioning, operations and production planning in CPP and Smelter. Due to his strategies and  planning, Nalco could achieve highest levels of production and productivity. He was involved in many critical decisions and landmark achievements at Plants like restoration of burnt single line coal cable belt at CPP in record time to save Nalco from catastrophe, scientific spares planning, design and implementation of MIS system, strategy for enhancing critical equipment availability at smelter to increase productivity, Optimization of logistics system etc.

He has strong multi-disciplinary commercial experience in Marketing (export & domestic market involving all products), supply chain management (procurement, stores, inventory control) and logistics. During his long career he had introduced many landmark initiatives in the company such as maiden MOU system with customer, LME linked pricing mechanism, LME registration of metal, e-tendering for export, formulation of commercial manuals and guidelines to bring transparency, augmentation of logistics system for efficient supply chain and cost savings, opening of master stock yard at strategic locations, launch of mobile APPs for customers (NAGINNA) and vendors (NAMASYA), customer and supplier satisfaction index etc. He was deeply involved in development and launching of several value added products including launching of more than 12 new niche products. Under his leadership the commercial functioning of Nalco was developed to be dynamically competent to sense and seize the market opportunities which had resulted in record breaking performances during 16-17 to 2018-19. Out of box strategies taken by him assured supplies of all the major raw materials during the Covid-19 Lockdown to sustain the plant operations with zero loss of production while achieving huge savings in procurement cost which helped Company’s profitability in 2019-20 and 2020-21when the LME prices had nosedived.

Mr Samantaray is a National Council member of Indian Institute of Materials Management, Fellow in Institute of Engineers with Chartered Engineers certificate, member of Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering.

Part-time Non-official (Independent) Directors

Shri Ravi Nath Jha
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Shri Ravi Nath Jha is a Bachelor of Science graduate from Ranchi University. His professional expertise is in journalism. He was a freelance journalist for various local newspapers of Ranchi. He is continuing as Editor of Antyodaya Sandesh & Antyodaya Sankalp from October, 2003.

Dr. B. R. Ramakrishna
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Dr. B. R. Ramakrishna is BSAM, BAMS, MD (Ayu), MSc & PhD (Yoga) holder and recipient of Gold Medal & Karnataka State Award in BSAM. He is having 30 years of experience of UG & PG Studies, 40 years in Integrative Medicine Practice and 23 years in Research experience. He held very senior positions in Ayurveda, Yoga and Sports in Government of India and Government of Karnataka. He has conducted Ayurveda & Yoga Workshops at Germany, Austria, Spain, Switzerland, Hong Kong, China, France, Italy, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand from 2006 and IDY Programs in Germany & Austria from 2015.He has also been awarded Best Teacher Award, Torch Bearer of Ayurveda, Adhamya Chetana Award.

Adv. George Kurian
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Shri George Kurian is an advocate by profession from Kottayam District of Kerala and has rich and vast experience in practicing as an advocate in various Courts.

Dr. Ajay Narang
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Dr. Ajay Narang is presently moving forward with his company’s flagship Healthcare venture- Samagra Care—putting forth a disruptive model of medical services made for the complex Indian Landscape. The enterprise focuses on enabling access to high-quality, equitable, timely healthcare in Urban Tier-2 India.

He has more than thirty years of experience in Industry and Business—both in India and the United States—having been on the Board of Directors of corporations over the span of his career. Formerly, for nearly two decades, he has worked in the IT Management sector, providing services to several clients in the United States.

At the very beginning of his career, he had immersed himself in the Manufacturing and Supply Industry. As an entrepreneur, he accepted the challenge of managing a sick industrial enterprise, indulged in manufacturing of Cooking Gas Cylinders. Starting at a young age, over the span of a decade, he successfully converted an SSI—the Cylinder manufacturing facility into a highly profitable venture.

By qualification, Dr Narang is an allopathic General Physician, and strives to give back to society and his fellow citizens by engaging in actionable activism and a range of non-profit activities. He has been on the Board of Directors of Hindusthan Samachar, Delhi. He also held the position of All India Vice President of Laghu Udyog Bharati, an All-India Organization in the service of Micro & Small-scale industry; currently he is an Executive Member of its National Working Committee. He is a Trustee of the Vishwa Samvaad Kendra Trust, Bhopal, and is the President of the same.

He has been an honorary erstwhile member of several bodies of the Government as well, namely, the Labour Advisory Board, Madhya Pradesh; Executive Council of MP Council of Science &Technology; Supply Code Panel of MP Electricity Regulatory Commission; General Council of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal; Regional Advisory Committee, Central Board for Workers Education; and Special Invitee to the National Board of MSME, GoI.

Shri Y. P. Chillio
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Shri Y. P. Chillio is a graduate in political science from Nagaland University. He is a social worker and has worked in different community based organisations in various capacities for the welfare of the public at large. He served as Central Executive Committee Member, Eastern Nagaland Peoples Organisations. He is a life time member of Indian Red Cross Society, Nagaland.

Ms. (Dr.) Shatorupa
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Ms. (Dr.) Shatorupa is a rank holder from Calcutta University in B.A. (History) and ranked No. 1 with Gold Medal in M.A. She has been awarded PhD in Ancient Indian History and Culture from Banaras Hindu University, 2020. She is a corporate trainer and is a freelance writer with more than 15 years of experience. She held the post of President of the Ladies wing of Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry for two consecutive terms during 2012-14.

Adv. Dushyant Upadhyay
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Shri Dushyant Upadhyay is a lawyer by profession from Bulandshahr District of Uttar Pradesh and has rich and vast experience of more than 30 years in practicing as an lawyer in various Courts.

Shri Sanjay Ramanlal Patel
Part-time Non-official (Independent) Director

Born on 18.05.1970, Shri Sanjay Ramanlal Patel is a graduate in Science (Chemistry) from Gujarat University. He is presently holding the position of Chairman of Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC), Khambhat since 2018. He is also the President of Ralej Kedavni Mandal Ralej and Syndicate member of Sardar Patel University, V. V Nagar since 2018