Board of Directors

Mr. S K Roongta

Mr. S K RoongtaChairman

Mr. Sushil Kumar Roongta, has been on the Board of the Company since 31st January 2012 and as Chairman of the Company since 17th Oct 2014. He is also the Chairman of Talwandi Saboo Power Limited. He has done his BE (Electrical) from BITS Pilani and is a gold medalist in PGDBM (International Trade) from IIFT, New Delhi. He is also a fellow member of All India Management Association. He is also on the Board of Jubilant Industries limited, Jubilant Agri & Consumer Products Limited, SPML Infra Limited and ACC Limited. Mr Roongta holds important positions in various apex chambers.

Mr. Tarun Jain

Mr. Tarun Jain Director

Mr. Tarun Jain, has been on the Board of the Company since March 2, 2001. Mr. Jain has over 26 years of experience in the corporate finance, audit and accounting, tax and secretarial practice, strategic financial matters, including corporate finance, corporate strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitions. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India, besides being a Graduate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He is also on the Board of Vedanta Limited, Cairn India Limited, Vedanta Medical Research Foundation and Rajtaru Charity Foundation as their Director. He is also on the Board of Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Limited, Vedanta Aluminium Limited.

Mr. R. Kannan

Mr. R. KannanIndependent Director

Mr. R. Kannan, was appointed as Director of the Company on 21st July 2011. He is a Post Graduate in Mathematics from Madras University, PGDMS from Bombay University and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers with Industrial Finance. He has nearly 30 years’ experience in the areas of banking, merchant banking, mutual funds, stock broking and venture capital. He has been member of High Power Committees, appointed by the Government of India, for Stock Transfer Reforms, Bank Finance against stocks, entry norms for private sector mutual funds, Safety Net Mechanism for equity offerings, Bank finance for diamond trade, SEBI Deregulation for recognition of SROs in financial services. He is also on the Board of Orionsayi Consultant Private Limited, Lakecity Ventures Private Limited, Orient Press Limited, Ram Ratna Wires Limited, Real time Techsolutions Private Limited, Pan India Paryatan Pvt. Ltd, R R Kabel Limited, Vizag general Cargo birth Private Limited & Orchid Pharma Limited. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.

Ms. Reena Sinha Puri

Ms. Reena Sinha PuriGovernment Nominee Director

Ms. Reena Sinha Puri is an officer of the Indian Revenue Service. She has held various positions in the Income tax Department and has worked in Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Nagpur and Muzaffarnagar.
She has also worked on secondment with the Department of Taxes, Government of Botswana. She completed her Bachelor and Masters in Political Science from Punjab University. She holds Bachelor law degree from Delhi University and Master’s Degree in public policy, NUS, Singapore.

Mr. Sudhakar Shukla

Mr. Sudhakar ShuklaGovernment Nominee Director

Mr. Sudhaker Shukla is an officer of 1985 batch of Indian Economic Services. He holds M.A (Economics), M. Phil (Demography) from Jawaharlal University Delhi, M.SC (Public Economic Mgmt.) from Birmingham University, U.k. and M.Phil (Public Administration) from IIPA, New Delhi.
He is presently working as a Economic Adviser, Ministry of Mines, Government of India. Earlier he has worked as Director (Planning, Policy, Ultra Mega Power Project & Power Finance) in Ministry of Mines from 2003-2008, Director (Foreign Trade Deptt. Of Economic Affairs) in Ministry of Finance from 2008-2010 & Adviser to ED representing Denmark, Finland, India, Norway & Sweden in African Development Bank, Tunisia from 2010-2014.

Dr. Niranjan Kumar Singh

Dr. Niranjan Kumar SinghGovernment Nominee Director

Ministry of Mines has appointed Mr. Niranjan Kumar Singh as part time official director in Board of Bharat Aluminium Company limited w.e.f 23rd December 2015 in place of Mr. Nikunja Bihari Dhal.
Mr. Singh belongs to 1987 batch of Indian Forest Service (IFS) from Gujarat Cadre. He is currently working as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, New-Delhi. He served in various capacities in the Centre and State Governments. He worked in district level for conservation and management and social development. He had the opportunity to serve at the level of Director dealing with Environment and Forestry sector in the Planning Commission, Government of India. He also served at the Director level dealing with Integrated Watershed Development Programme (IWDP) in the Dept. of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India. He also had a significant stint serving as Managing Director, Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Ltd.
Mr. Niranjan Kumar Singh is B.Tech in Mining Engineering from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He has also accomplished Ph.D. Mr. Singh is sincere and committed to good governance and development with abundant experience in government and public sector.

Mr. Ramesh Nair

Mr. Ramesh NairCEO & Whole Time Director

Ramesh Nair is the Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director of Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO). He has over 24 years of experience in the Metal Industry and has previously worked with the group for a period of 12 years in various functions like Smelter operations, Acid business, Commercial and Marketing and assumed the overall leadership role at Sterlite Copper as its Chief Operating Officer in 2008.
Prior to re-joining Vedanta, Ramesh was the President and Executive Director at Jindal Stainless Limited. He has also worked with Essar Steel Limited prior to joining Vedanta in the year 2000.
He holds B.Tech (Hons) in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra.

Mr. A R Narayanaswamy

Mr. A R NarayanaswamyIndependent Director

Mr. A R Narayanaswamy is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has an extensive industry experience. He is also on the Board of Hindustan Zinc Limited, Sterlite Technology Limited, IBIS Softec Solutions (P) Limited, IBIS Systems & Solutions (P) Limited, Sterlite Grid 1 Limited, Sesa Resources Ltd., Malco Energy Ltd., Sesa Mining Corporation Limited, Vizag General Cargo Berth Pvt. Ltd. & Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Ltd.

Mr. Gurminder Singh Kang

Mr. Gurminder Singh KangIndependent Director

Mr. G S Kang holds a master’s degree in history and English from the University of Punjab and was a member of the Indian Administrative Services (IAS). Between 1970 and 2006, Mr. Kang served the Government of Bihar in various capacities, and retired as chief secretary in September 2006. He is also on the Board of TSPL.