Who: Dr A K Pujari
What: Assumed additional charge as CMD of SAIL
When: 1 October 2015
Dr Anup K Pujari on 1 October 2015 assumed additional charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).
At present, he is the Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME).
Besides as the CMD of SAIL, he was also given additional charge of the post of Secretary in Ministry of Steel.
About A K Pujari
• He is a 1980 batch IAS officer of Karnataka cadre.
• He has the experience of public sector management in the State of Karnataka for several years.
• He served in Union Government in various capacities including the Director General of Foreign Trade in the Department of Commerce.
• Before the present portfolio as the secretary of MSME, he served as the Secretary in the Ministry of Mines.