Bhubaneswar: Sridhar Patra, Director (Finance) of NALCO took charge as the next CMD of the Navratna PSU and will hold the position till October 31, 2014. He took over upon superannuation of the incumbent CMD Tapan Kumar Chand.
Patra was with THDC India Ltd as the Director (Finance). He comes with a rich experience of over 30 years covering various Public Sector Undertakings like Odisha Mining Corporation Ltd., Indian Rare Earths Ltd. and Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd (a subsidiary of ONGC Ltd.).
A graduate in Commerce from Utkal University, Patra is a Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He completed his MBA (HRD) from Vidya Sagar University and has contributed as an academician apart from his professional employment in PSUs.