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Amarendu Prakash takes charge as SAIL Chairman

New Delhi, May 31, 2023: Amarendu Prakash took charge of Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) w.e.f. May 31, 2023. Prior to taking charge as the Chairman, Prakash held the post of Director in-charge, Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL), SAIL. A metallurgical engineer from BIT Sindhri, Prakash joined SAIL in 1991 as a Management Trainee (Technical).After working in various positions of responsibilities in plants and units, Amarendu Prakash was selected as a Director in the SAIL Board in charge of Bokaro Steel Plant in 2020. 

Prakash has had exposure to plant operations at shop level, exposure to corporate functions in the Head office and leading a large steel plant with mining operations. He was a key member of the team that was leading the business transformation and financial turnaround of SAIL in 2015-17. 

Amarendu Prakash has been instrumental in bringing about significant changes in business processes and project implementation.  He has been spearheading the digitisation efforts of the company. As a key member of the Revenue Maximising Team, he has been instrumental in strategizing the overall production and sales plan for not only enhancing value for the organisation but also for the customers. 

During his tenure at Bokaro as Director, he has taken several initiatives to encourage Sports including supporting the Special Olympics.