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Shri Saurabh Chandra
Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser Ministry of Commerce and Industry,
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

Shri Saurabh Chandra, aged 54 years, an IAS Officer of 1978 Batch of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has been appointed as a Part-time Official Director of HMT Limited. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and holds a Diploma in Management.

Shri Saurab Chandra served in the State of Uttar Pradesh between 1979 to 1993 and worked in the Department of Finance; as Collector and Magistrate of Banda and Varanasi Districts; Administrator of Agra Municipal Corporation with concurrent charge of Vice Chairman of Agra Development Authority and Managing Director of U.P. Small Industries Corporation. During two year stint as Managing Director of U.P. Small Industries Corporation, he was able to turn around this loss making Company into a profit making undertaking.

During the period 1993 - 1998 he was Director in Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers handling project related work in the Department. He was associated with setting up of Oman India Project which is perhaps the largest and most successful overseas joint venture Company set up by a CPSE/multi-state cooperatives.

On his return to the State, he served as Commissioner, Varanasi Division and Lucknow Division and Secretary, Department of Irrigation. He worked as Joint Secretary in the Department of Revenue and Department of Disinvestment in the Ministry of Finance handling administration related matters of the Central Board of Excise and Customs and policy related matters respectively. He was associated with Initial Public Offering of the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.

Between November 2007 and February 2009, he was posted as Principal Secretary in the Department of tourism, Science and Technology and Rural Engineering services.

Since February 2009, he is posted as Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion. He is also holding additional charge of Financial Adviser to the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industries, Department of Public Enterprises and Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

Shri Saurabh Chandra is also a Director on the Board of BHEL and Member of Governing Councils of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and Central Manufacturing Technology Institute, Bangalore.


Profile of Directors ( Government Directors)
Shri Harbhajan Singh
Joint Secretary
Department of Heavy Industry
 

Shri Harbhajan Singh, aged 54 years, an IAS Officer of 1983 Batch of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has been appointed as a Part-time Official Director of HMT Limited. He is a post graduate in History and also a Law graduate

Shri Harbhajan Singh served in the State of Uttar Pradesh in various capacities as Assistant/Sub-Divisional/Joint/District Magistrate; Chief Development Officer, General Manager of U.P. Small Industries Corporation and U.P. Finance Corporation; and gained experience in the field of Land Revenue Management and District Administration between 1985 to 1997. He has worked in Education Department; Industrial Development Department; Geology and Mines Department in the capacity of Special Secretary; Secretary and Director and gained experience in the field of Human Resource Development; Industries; Urban Development; Mines and Minerals during the period 1997 to 2000.

Shri Harbhajan Singh has worked in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution; Ministry of Civil Aviation; Ministry of Coal & Mines; Government of India, as Director and Joint Secretary during 2000 to 2006.

He has worked in the level of Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary in Milk Board; Food & Civil Supplies; Medical Education Department between March 2006 to December 2009. Presently, he is the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry.