Sumit Deb has assumed charge as Director (Personnel) of NMDC Limited a Schedule “A” Government of India Enterprise, with Navratna Status, under the Ministry of Steel on 01st September 2019.

Deb is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneshwar. Before assuming charge of Director (Personnel), NMDC, Deb was Executive Director (Personnel & Administration) at NMDC and was heading functions of Personnel, Human Resource Development, Rajbhasha, Administration, etc of the Company.

Deb started his career with Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) as Management Trainee and worked with RINL for about 25 years accumulating rich and diverse experience in the steel industry. He has worked in different regions of the country, dealing with heterogeneous mix of both external as well as Internal customers and handling all domains of HR such as Manpower Planning, succession planning, training & development, etc.

He is a thorough and Hardworking Professional with the desirable aptitude required to be an effective Human Resource Professional. He has diverse experience in the field of Human Resources as well as Marketing and distribution of Steel & Iron ore, Sponge iron, pellets, and Diamonds. He has demonstrated his performance capabilities by achieving various milestones along his career path.

He was awarded Jawahar Purushkar in the year 2007 – 08 by CMD, RINL for his outstanding performance.