New Delhi, 05 February, 2020: Shri Anirban Dasgupta has taken charge as the Director Projects & Business Planning of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) on 01 st February, 2020. Before assuming the current responsibility he was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP).
He shall continue to look after the works of CEO – BSP till further orders. A distinguished alumnus of IIT, BHU in Metallurgy, Shri Dasgupta started his career in Centre for Engineering & Technology (CET) of SAIL in 1986.
During his career in CET, Shri Dasgupta worked in several important areas, which included preparation of feasibility reports and tender specifications of various projects in SAIL, collaborating with M/s Mckinsey; Company for restructuring of SAIL.
In September 2010, Shri Dasgupta moved to Chairman’s office at SAIL Corporate Office and was there from October 2010 to 2017. In September 2017, Shri Dasgupta took over as the CEO, IISCO Steel Plant (ISP). Under his leadership ISP progressed towards achieving rated capacities. Shri Anirban Dasgupta took charge as Chief Executive Officer, Bhilai Steel Plant in June, 2019.
During his tenure at BSP, the major achievements included growth of 37% in production of prime rails, ramping up of production from various modernization units etc. Shri Dasgupta has undergone specialized training programs in India & abroad and won several awards and recognitions for exemplary performance.
In another development, Shri H.N. Rai, Director Technical, SAIL in addition to his existing responsibilities, will also look after the work of CEO – Bokaro Steel Plant till further orders.