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Mr Vishambhar Saran, Chairman
Mr. Saran has experience of almost 43 years in the iron & steel industry, with over 25 years with Tata Steel in the areas of development & operations of mines, mineral beneficiation plants and ferro alloy plants, port operations and international trading of raw materials for the iron & steel industry. A mining engineer from BHU, he rose to the level of Director (Raw Materials) in Tata Steel in 1988 before taking over as Chairman of the VISA Group in 1994. In a short span of time, he has built the VISA Group into a minerals and metals conglomerate. He is the Honorary Consul of Bulgaria for Eastern India, Member of National Executive Committee of FICCI and former President of Indian Chamber of Commerce
Mr Subrato Trivedi, Managing Director

A Mechanical Engineer from the Government Engineering College, Bilaspur, Ravi Shankar University, Raipur with more than 39 years of rich experience, Mr Trivedi is currently responsible for implementation and administration of the Company’s Power projects. He is an astute and result oriented professional with 38 years of invaluable hands on working experience with many big names of the industry like SAIL, BHEL, NTPC and Adani Power Limited. He had headed NTPC eastern and western region and was responsible for commissioning of the 500 MW unit at Talcher Kaniha, which was shortlisted by IPMA amongst best 5 projects in the world.

Mr Shardul S Shroff, Independent Director

With his 30 years of wide and varied experience,Mr Shroff, the Managing Partner of Amarchand & Mangaldas and Suresh A Shroff & Co., India’s leading law firm, is instrumental in the areas of infrastructure, projects & project finance, privatization & disinvestment, mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, capital markets and commercial contracts. He also holds prestigious positions on the Boards of IDFC Limited, Ashok Leyland Limited, Jubilant Organosys Limited, Hindustan Media Ventures Limited, Jindal Power Limitedand DE Shaw India Advisory Services Private Limited.


Mr Maya Shanker Verma, Independent Director
With a thorough knowledge of Indian financial systems and its regulatory regimes as well, Mr Verma,as a career banker spent more than four decades in different facets of banking at national and international levels handling commercial,developmental and investment banking with forte in asset management and capital market operations. A Master of Arts and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers, Mr Verma has contributed significantly to the Indian banking fraternity as Chairman, State bank of India, IDBI bank and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
Mr Ashok Basu, Independent Director
As a member of Indian Administrative Service for more than 38 years, Mr Basu has contributed significantly in formulating new policy initiatives in the industry and minerals sectors at the national and state levels and pioneered reform, restructuring and modernization of India’s iron and steel industry and the electricity sector as Secretary, Ministry of Steel and Secretary, Ministry of Power. A First Class First in Bachelor of Arts (Economics), Mr Basu joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1965.He was also the Chairman of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission during 2002-2007 and made a remarkable move by formulating the Electricity Act, 2003. Mr Basu is currently on the boards of various reputed companies as an Independent Director. Recently he has joined The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) as a visiting Distinguished Fellow.
Dr. Rupali Basu, Independent Director
Dr Basu is the President & CEO (Eastern Region) of Apollo Hospitals India. She is in Healthcare Sector for over two decades. She obtained medical degree from R G Kar Medical College, Kolkata, and opted for the challenging field of healthcare management. She did her Post Graduation in Health & Hospital Management from Delhi University and Harvard University.

Dr. Basu is President of Association of Hospitals of Eastern India, Vice-President of Welfare Society for the Blind, Kolkata and a member of National and Regional Healthcare Committees of CII & FICCI and Regional Executive Committee Member of ICC & CII. Dr. Basu is a regular speaker in forums like Hospital Management Asia and Healthcare World Asia and other Industry Forums on Healthcare policy matters.