Harinand Rai has taken charge as Director (Technical) of Steel Authority of India Ltd. on Wednesday August 1, 2018.
A metallurgical engineer from IIT, BHU, Rai joined SAIL in 1986, Rai assumes charge as Director Technical of the company at a time when it is ramping up production from all its new units which have come as part of the Modernization and Expansion programme.
He has been with SAIL for more than 32 years and has served in Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP), Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) as well as at the Corporate Office.
He rose to the level of General Manager (Blast Furnace) specialising in Blast Furnace technology, operations and logistics, before joining DSP as Executive Director (Works). In this role, he was responsible for overall Operations at the Plant including Planning, Maintenance, Logistics, etc. Thereafter he assumed the charge of Executive Director (Operations) at Corporate Office overseeing the operations, logistics, raw material planning and distribution for all SAIL Plants. He was also in charge of the Central Coal Supply Organisation, Energy Management Division, and Rail Movement Cell.
Source: The Economic Times
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