Deb Kalyan Mohanty assumed charge as the new Director (Commercial) at RINL-VSP on August 1, 2019. Prior to this assignment, Mohanty worked as Executive Director, Chairman Secretariat in the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL).
He holds an M Tech degree from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, in Materials Science and Technology. Mohanty started his career in SAIL as a management trainee (Technical) in 1986.
He has worked in various assignments in SAIL starting with Bhilai Steel Plant and also as a branch manager, regional manager and as head of the export group in the marketing division during his long tenure of 33 years at SAIL.
Overall, Mohanty is a marketing professional. A source in the company said, “Mohanty is a 100% marketing person”.
[sociallocker] It may be recalled that the present Chairman at RINL-VSP, P K Rath, is barely one year into his new position, having taken over the reins of the PSU on September 22, 2018. Speaking to SteelMint, he had said, his sole objective is to keep up production at the expansion units as well as at the revamped ones, indicating that the emphasis is now on taking the plant from 6.3 MnT to 7.3 MnT.[/sociallocker]