Gacl-Nalco Alkalies & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.

Directors

Shri P. K. Gera, IAS (Retd.), Chairman Shri P. K. Gera, IAS (Retd.), Chairman
Shri P. K. Gera, IAS (Retd.), Chairman

Shri P. K. Gera, IAS (Retd.), Chairman

Shri P K Gera was retired from the Indian Administrative Services on 30th November 2019. He is presently the Managing Director of GACL.

Shri P K Gera, IAS (Retd.) has experience of more than 35 years in Central and State Governments. He held various positions in Land Revenue Management, Rural Development, District Administration, Agriculture, Finance, Training, Personnel & General Administration, Textiles, etc. His postings under Government of India and Government of Gujarat include:

  • Registrar and Joint Secretary, Central Information Commission, New Delhi.
  • Director General, Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) & Ex. Officio, Secretariat, Government of Gujarat (Administrative Reforms and Training), Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Resident Commissioner, Government of Gujarat, New Delhi.
  • Joint Director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA).
  • Director General, National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi.
  • Managing Director, Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. (GMDC).
Qualification :
B.Sc.(Hons.) (Elec. Engg.), M.Sc, M.Phil, Post Graduation in Economics

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Shri K. K. Panda, Director Shri K. K. Panda, Director
Shri K. K. Panda, Director

Shri K. K. Panda, Director

Shri Kalikinkar Panda has more than 33 years of experience and is currently working with NALCO as an Executive Director(Project-Mines)I/c at Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar.

He looked after various functions such as: Commissioning and Electrical maintenance of Aluminium Smelter, NALCO, in-charge of safety, environment, quality control and management standards implementation at Smelter and Captive Power Plant of NALCO; in-charge of Operation and Maintenance as General Manager in 1200 MW Captive Power Plant, NALCO; in-charge of Captive Power Plant as unit head and factory manager, NALCO; and in-charge of Project-Mines and Business Development at Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar.

He completed B.Sc (Engineering, Electrical), M.S. (Pollution control), PDIS.

Qualification :
B.E.(Electrical)

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Shri S. K. Satpathy, Director Shri S. K. Satpathy, Director
Shri S. K. Satpati, Director

Shri S. K. Satpathy, Director

Shri S. K. Satpathy is having more than 35 years of experience in the field Business development.

Qualification :
B.E.(Electrical)

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Shri Sanjay S. Bhatt , Director Shri Sanjay S. Bhatt , Director
Shri Sanjay S. Bhatt, Director

Mr. Sanjay S. Bhatt, Director

Shri Sanjay S. Bhatt is working a Company Secretary & General Manager (Legal & CC) of GACL. Which he had joined in year 2011.

He has done his M.Com. and LLB from M.S. University of Vadodara. He is Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India.

Shri Sanjay Bhatt is having more than 25 years of experience in Corporate Secretarial, Legal, Corporate Communications & CSR. He has earlier worked in various capacities with Torrent Group and Alembic Group. He held directorships in various companies of Alembic Group while he was working with Alembic Group.

He is a Secretary & Board Member of GACL Education Society(GES), a CSR arm of GACL.

He has worked in various capacities in the managing committee of Baroda Chapter of Institute of Company Secretaries of India during 2000 to 2010. He was also a Chairman of Baroda Chapter of Institute of Company Secretaries of India in the year 2006.

He has also worked in various capacities in the Managing Committee of Baroda Cricket Association 2001 to 2010.

He worked as a member of Divisional Railway User’s Consultative Committee for a term of two years from 2017 to 2019.

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Shri G S Paliwal, Director Shri G S Paliwal, Director
Shri G S Paliwal, Director

Shri G S Paliwal, Director

Shri G S Paliwal has more than 25 years of professional experience in the Chemical industry.

Shri G S Paliwal is an Executive Director (Marketing) in Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL). He has joined GACL in October, 2013.

He has earned Master Degree in Chemistry and Business Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kolkata (India).

He has worked in Chemical industry and has held several Management positions in Companies like Time Technoplast Limited, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited in India. He is spearheading sales of 30 billion for Domestic (Indian) and International Markets for various Chlor-alkali and derivative products.

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Ms. Binuta Patra, Director Ms. Binuta Patra, Director
Ms. Binuta Patra, Director

Ms. Binuta Patra, Director

Ms. Binuta Patra is presently working as Dy. General Manager(R&D) with National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) at NALCO Research & Technology Centre, Bhubaneswar.

She is B.Sc. Engg. (Chemical) from Sambalpur University, Odisha and M.Tech. (Environmental Science & Engg.) from BPUT, Odisha.

She has worked in various capacities in Quality Control, Technical Services and R&D Departments of Smelter Plant, Angul, NALCO. She has over thirty four (34) years of rich experience in the field of aluminium electrolysis, carbon technology, quality control of raw materials and products of aluminium value chain, research and development in related areas including energy reduction, environmental issues, new product development, wastages generated in the industry and their disposal methodologies.

She has successfully developed and executed many plant scale R&D projects related to quality improvement, process efficiency improvement, new product development, waste water treatment etc in smelter plant of NALCO. She has presented 20 technical papers in national and international conferences and has filed patents in the areas related to Aluminium. She has presented technical papers in TMS 2012 in USA & in ICSOBA 2017, Germany. She has undergone training on Aluminium related fields, in Australia & Switzerland.

She is a life member of Indian Institute of Metals and a lead auditor of ISO 9000QMS.

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