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Hira Ferro Management Panel

Shri Biswajit Choudhari, Chairman and Independent Director

Shri Biswajit Choudhari, B.Tech (Hons), aged 65 years, Chairman and Non-Executive Independent Director has over 44 years of experience in Engineering, Banking, Finance and Management. Shri Biswajit Choudhari graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from IIT, Kharagpur in 1963 is also a Fellow Member of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) and Indian Institute of Banking and Finance.

He acted as Director and Member of various Boards and Councils viz., National Insurance Company, National Institute of Bank Management, Indian Institute of Bankers, Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, Calcutta Stock Exchange, Usha Martin Limited, EID Parry (India) Limited, Mundra Port & SEZ Limited etc.

In the year 1992, he has been appointed by Government of India as Executive Director for revival of UCO Bank. Subsequently in the year 1996, he was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of United Bank of India when the bank was incurring losses in the last four consecutive years. After his joining as CMD in the year 1996, the United Bank of India started earning net profits during his tenure as CMD of the bank.

Shri Narayan Parsad Agrawal, Managing Director

Shri Narayan Prasad Agrawal, Managing Director, aged 53 years is a commerce graduate and has been an active part of his family business. He has been taking charge of the financial, commercial and administrative aspects of the company very efficiently.

Always standing parallel to the Hira foundation, a charitable trust by the group, he has put in unrelenting efforts for the fulfillment of its motives. He was the Chairman of CII of Chhattisgarh region for the year 2010-11. He has 25 years of hard work and experiences have made him guide the company towards its tremendous success.

Shri Bhrigu Nath Ojha, Independent Director

Shri Bhrigu Nath Ojha, Non-Executive Independent Director, aged 67 years, is Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from BIT Sindri. He has vast experience of over 40 years in the power sector. He started his career as Executive Engineer in the year 1966 in Damodar Valley Corporation. He joined NTPC as Manager in the year 1980 and has been gradually promoted to Director (Operations). He served NTPC in various capacities till 2003.

He has outstanding experience in building, developing, managing and directing power organizations to success and is fully capable of leading and representing large organizations and undertaking high level roles and successfully dealing in matters related to the power industry, government issues, commerce and media.

Shri Arbind Kumar Dubey, Executive Director

Shri Arbind Kumar Dubey, Executive Director, aged 49 is a Commerce Graduate and associated with the Company and Group companies in various capacities since last two decades. He has vast experience in the General Administration. Presently he is looking day to day operation of the Company.

Shri Yarra Chandra Rao, Non Executive Director

Shri Yarra Chandra Rao, Non Executive Director aged 46 years, Shri Yarra Chandra Rao has been managing all the secretarial and legal compliances with ease and efficiency. Associated with the company since 1996, he was appointed as Director in April 1999. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI). Being a Law Graduate from the University of Calcutta, he possesses flair in handling all the legal matters with proficiency.

He started his career with M/s. Orient Paper and Industries Limited, one of the Birla Group of Companies. He has been also associated with M/s. Paradeep Phosphates Limited (a Joint Venture with the Government of Nauru) as Company Secretary for four years. He is responsible for all the legal cases relating to Central Excise, Secretarial Matters and Other Statutes. He has worked with all his heart and soul to see the company where it is today. He is presently working as a President (Legal) and Compliance Officer of Godawari Power And Ispat Limited.(i.e. Holding Company).

Shri Manohar Khatri

Shri Manohar Khatri, Executive Director of the Company aged 51 years has been associated with the company for the last 25 years in various capacities and presently he is looking after plant operations of Ferro Alloys division which inter alia includes production, plant maintenance, general administration etc.