Odisha Good News – Eminent Odia Engineer & Chairman and Managing Director of NALCO Er Anshuman Das Selected for Sri Vishweshwaraiah award #Odisha #news #AwardNews
Eminent Odia Engineer has been selected for Sir Visvesvaraya award , presently he is working as Chairman and Managing Director of National Aluminium Company Ltd. ( NALCO) .
More about Shri Ansuman Das
Shri Ansuman Das, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has been unanimously elected as the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Odisha chapter, at its Annual General Meeting, held at Bhubaneswar, today. Shri Das succeeds Shri M.K. Gupta, as the Chairman of the apex body of the Industries.
A Mechanical Engineering from REC, Rourkela (Now National Institute of Technology) Shri Das has done his MBA from University of Hull, U.K, with a British Council Scholarship. Shri Das started his career with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and subsequently joined NALCO in 1982 and has worked in various capacities in NALCO. With more than three decades long professional association with the Aluminium Industry, Shri Das is very well known in industry circles.
More about Sir Visvesvaraya award
Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya KCIE (popularly known as Sir MV; 15 September 1860 – 14 April 1962) was a notable Indian engineer, scholar, statesman and the Diwan of Mysore during 1912 to 1918. He was a recipient of the Indian Republic’s highest honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1955. He was knighted as a Knight Commander of the Indian Empire (KCIE) by King George V for his contributions to the public good. Every year, 15 September is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India in his memory. He is held in high regard as a pre-eminent engineer of India. He was the chief designer of the flood protection system for the city of Hyderabad in Telangana, as well as the chief engineer responsible for the construction of the Krishna Raja Sagara dam in Mandya.(src wiki)