Representatives of Affiliate Members

The representatives of Affiliate Members are as follows:

  • Mr. Rattan Jindal
  • Dr. Vinod Nowal
  • Mr. Sridhar Krishnamoorthy
  • Mr. Pankaj Malhan
  • Mr. Sushim Banerjee
  • Mr. D. Ravichandar
  • Mr. Sanjib Patwari
  • Mr. Manish Beriwala
  • Mr. Sanjay Kumar Pattnaik
  • Mr. Brij Bhushan Agarwal

Jindal Stainless Limited

Mr. Rattan Jindal
Chairman & Managing Director

A Commerce graduate and alumnus of the Wharton School of Management, Mr. Rattan Jindal’s focus has not only been on producing world class stainless steel flat products but, also on promoting the usage of stainless steel. It is this vision of his, which has given birth to companies such as, Jindal Architecture, Jindal Stainless Steelway and arttdinox. All these initiatives have played a major role in implementing Mr. Jindal’s zeal for promotion of stainless steel and have in a small way played a role in shaping the modern urban infrastructure of the country, be it the Airports, Delhi Metro, Bus Shelters, or malls. These initiatives of his, in their own ways, have contributed in making India the third largest producer of stainless steel in the world, in little over four decades.

His apt leadership skills have made Jindal Stainless the largest integrated stainless steel producer in the country and amongst top 10 global stainless steel producers in the world. Today, Jindal Stainless boasts of 1.8 million ton capacity and a revenue in excess of $ 2.0 bn USD.

Following his father, Shri O.P. Jindal’s footsteps, who believed that without the upliftment of weak and backward sections of the society, a nation can never prosper, Mr. Rattan Jindal has made Corporate Social Responsibility an integral part of Inclusive Management. He is the Chairman of the Board of a 600 bedded multi-specialty charitable hospital and oversee the functioning of two large schools, where more than 4000 students from all sections of society get access to education, and no differentiation exists between the haves and the have-nots.

Shyam Metalics and Energy Ltd

Mr. Brij Bhushan Agarwal
Managing Director

Mr. Brij Bhushan Agarwal, son of Shri Mahabir Prasad Agarwal residing at Kolkata since birth 1972.

He completed his graduation from Kolkata university in the year 1992 and joined hands with his father who is a renowned entrepreneur in the steel industry.

After taking over the responsibility as the Group Vice Chairman & Managing Director with his vision to take the Group at a global level in making of Steel From Ore and the slogan of “ORE TO METAL” was created.

He was one of the pioneer to set up a ferro alloys plant in West Bengal along with sponge iron with integrated power plant which runs on waste and has its own railway siding to compete with the market leader to cut the logistic cost and with his vision and focus the group has become one of the largest producer of Ferro Alloys in the country and exports its major production around the globe.

Mr. Agarwal also lays a lot of emphasis on HR related issues which motivates the employees to give their best output. He personally takes care of each and every small issue related to HR. The overall responsibility for the day to day running of the group is handled by his core team members working under his guidance to give the maximum results which is evident from the results of the company. The Group has expanded its manufacturing facilities from West Bengal to Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya with diversification, keeping its competency in the field of making steel. Under his focus and guidance, the group has become a major producer of steel in the country and still expanding with his guidance.

Mr. Agarwal believes in out of the box thinking. His vision is to take the group to greater heights.

He also attaches a lot of importance to fitness, of himself and the employees.

The most important and last word which can be narrated for him is “PERFECT” in all sense.

Rashmi Group

Mr. Sanjib Patwari (Promoter)
Orissa Metalliks Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Sanjib Patwari is the second son of Mr. Sajjan Kumar Patwari (The Group Founder). Naturally blessed with outstanding Soft Skills, his People Management & Deep Insight of Iron & Steel Industry is the driving force behind the growth of the Group. He has vast expertise in developing and fostering relationships with Financial Institutions and Bureaucrats. He is also responsible for Planning & Sourcing of Raw Materials for the Group. Under his leadership and farsightedness the Company achieved numerous milestone. He is a Commerce Graduate and is based out of Kolkata.

Tata Steel Long Products Limited

Mr. Sanjay Kumar Pattnaik
Managing Director

Sanjay Kumar Pattnaik is currently working as Managing Director of Tata Steel Long Products Limited. He was General Manager, Raw Materials Strategy Group in Tata Steel before moving to Tata Steel Long Products Limited.

Mr. Sanjay Pattnaik completed his B.E Degree in Mining Engineering from the Osmania University in 1983 and has done Advanced Management Programme from CEDEP - INSEAD, France in 2004. Upon completion of his graduation Mr. Pattnaik joined Tata Steel in the year-1983 and had a long stint of 31 years in different functions & divisions of the Company. His area of operation has been raw materials, port operations & logistics solutions, liaison & business facilitation, policy & regulatory affairs relating to mining etc.

He has served on the Boards of Tata Refractories, Nilachal Refractory Ltd., Trustee of Paradip Port Trust and as Vice-President, Utkal Chamber of Commerce & Industries (UCCI). He was the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Odisha State Council during 2016-17. He also served as Non-Executive Director of Tata Steel Long Products Limited from July-2003 until August-2009.

He was for two years President of Federation of Indian Mineral Industries(FIMI). Currently he is the President of Mining Engineering Association of India (MEAI). He is also the Director of T M Mining Company Ltd, (A Joint venture between Tata Steel & MMTC) and member of the Executive Council in the Society of Geo- Scientists & Allied Technologists (SGAT).

He is a sports enthusiast & a cricket buff and has widely travelled in India & abroad.

Shyam Steel Industries Limited

Mr. Manish Beriwala
Company Head

Mr. Manish Beriwala is a Director of Shyam Steel Industries Limited and head of the marketing department of the Company. He is Commerce Graduate from Kolkata. He has over 20 years of rich experience in Steel industry and is responsible for planning, development & implementation of the organization marketing strategies, communication and public relation activities.

Mr. Manish Beriwala is an active member of Merchant Chambers of Commerce, Young Leaders Forum of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Bharat Chamber of Commerce.

Karnataka Iron & Steel Manufacturers Association

Dr. Vinod Kumar Nowal

Dr. Vinod Kumar Nowal, MBA, DBM, Ph.D., has been Deputy Managing Director of JSW Steel Ltd. since May 23, 2013. Dr. Nowal served as the Chief Executive Officer of JSW Steel Ltd. until May 23, 2013. He joined Jindal Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., as Works Manager and served as its Executive Director, in Charge of Operations of Vasind & Tarapur Plants and Commercial. Dr. Nowal served as Commercial Director of JSW Steel Ltd. since April 2007 and has been associated with it since 1984. He was President of Tarapur Industrial Manufacturers Associations. He served as President of Lions Club of Tarapur from 1990 to 1991. Since 2004, he served as Executive Director (Commercial) at Vijayanagar Works. He worked with VSL Limited, Faziabad as Works Manager and prior to that, he served with KM Sugar Mills Ltd., Faridabad as Factory Manager. He serves as Director of Vijayanagar Works and South West Port Ltd. He has been an Non-Independent Executive Director of JSW Steel Ltd. since April 30, 2007. He has also held commendable positions like: Member of International Association of LIONS CLUB; Zone Chairman from 1998 to 1999, Region V. Patron of Chinmaya Mission School, Tarapur and Vice Chairman of TIMA Hospital, Tarapur. Dr. Nowal holds a Master Degree in Business Administration and Doctorate in Inventory Management.

Arjas Steel

Mr. Sridhar Krishnamoorthy
Managing Director

Mr. Sridhar Krishnamoorthy is the Managing Director of ARJAS STEEL PRIVATE LIMITED with responsibility for the entire India business.  Prior to joining ARJAS STEEL in Nov 2013, Sridhar was Vice President Project Development with SENAAT, an Abu Dhabi based industrial group,which also owns and operates, Emirates Steel Industries, in the UAE. He was with SENAAT for 5 years leading their green field and M&A activities in the steel sector.

During 1996-2008, he was working with Arcelor Mittal, working 4 years in Kazakhstan and 2 years in Dubai and then 6 years in China as Mittal Steel’s Country Head for China operations and Deputy CEO for Arcelor Mittal in China. His role involved developing new markets, new customers, acquiring companies and dealing with government agencies as well as developing new offices and recruiting and managing people.

During the period 1984-1996 Sridhar worked in India, Thailand and Australia. He started his career in Pune as an engineer with Thermax India. He then worked in Bangkok Thailand with an engineering consulting company and then in Melbourne Australia with a process automation company, delivering process automation solutions to manufacturing industry.

Sridhar has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras, a Masters in Energy Technology in Asian Institute of Technology Thailand and MBA from Monash University Australia. He also speaks Mandarin Chinese, Russian and some Indian languages.

Electrosteel Steels

Mr. Pankaj Malhan
Deputy CEO

Mr. Pankaj Malhan joined the Group in October 2018 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Electrosteel Steel Ltd. He has 22 years of experience and is spearheading major strategy with deeper concentration on Sustainability & Governance practices, technical shifts across the company’s steel portfolio of products and creating new benchmarks in industry.

Prior to his appointment as Dy. CEO he has handled various Management assignments in TATA GROUP companies – TATA STEEL, TATA BLUESCOPE STEEL, TATA POWER for 18 years. His experience covers entire gamut of Business roles with a deeper focus on Safety and Sustainability approaches, Business Excellence and TQM, building and leading high performance teams.

He has also worked in Acrylics Limited and Fisher Rosemount Limited. He holds graduate degree in Instrumentation and Control from NIT, Jalandhar and Post-Graduation in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur.


Mr. Sushim Banerjee
Director General

Shri Sushim Banerjee is a Post Graduate in Economics (Gold Medallist) from Presidency College and Kolkata University. He had obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from All India Management Association, New Delhi. Has also undergone training for Industrial Research at Fordham University, New York – May-July, 1988.

As Executive Director (Commercial), SAIL, New Delhi, Shri Banerjee was associated with working out strategies and policies of the Marketing Organisation of the Company. He was also the Chief Risk Officer of SAIL and instituted the Enterprise Risk Management in plants and other units in SAIL.

Worked as Executive Director (Human Resource Development) of Management Training Institute, SAIL at Ranchi. Presented case studies at 9th Corporate University Week at Orlando, Florida, USA during Nov’07 and was awarded the First Runner Up Prize in the competition contested by 25 Corporate Universities.

Worked as Regional Manager (Long Products), Northern Region, New Delhi and was involved in marketing of Long Products and formulating of marketing strategies in Northern Region comprising of 6 States.

Also Worked on Demand Forecasting, sector wise analysis, international price comparison and industrial growth with special reference to Steel Industry as Deputy General Manager (Market Research) in Steel Authority of India Limited.

Has published reports and presented papers on steel demand, linkages of economic growth with various industrial segments, globalisation, international trade, Anti-Dumping, WTO issues relating to steel in national and international seminars.

Shri Banerjee is the Member of National Committee on Steel of Both CII and FICCI.

Presently working as Director General, Institute for Steel Development & Growth (INSDAG) at Kolkata, an Institute set up by Ministry of Steel and all major Steel Producers like SAIL, TATA, RINL, JSW, ESSAR Steel, Ispat Industries to promote steel consumption in the country by making innovative and cost effective steel based structural designs.

Shri Banerjee is also the CEO of Indian Iron & Steel Sector Skill Council (IISSSC) jointly promoted by INSDAG and Bengal Chamber of Commerce to impart training assessment and certificate of the people to meet the skill gap in Iron and Steel Sector in the country under the mandate of National Skill Development Corporation.

Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd

Mr. D. Ravichandar
Whole Time Director

A Mechanical Engineering Graduate of 1977 from College of Engineering, Chennai and M.S (Research) from Anna University. Additionally, qualified in Electrical Engineering (from Institute of Engineers India), Diploma in Management, Diploma in Business Finance and currently doing Ph.D in Metallurgy. His research papers have been published in various international and national journals.

Starting the services in Steel Authority of India Limited, Salem Steel Plant, he has moved after 9 years to JSW Steel Ltd. (Old Names – JSL, JISCO, JVSL), where he is serving till date with over 30 Years of long Association. He is specialized in setting up fast track projects for JSW. He has spear headed the Integrated steel expansion plan at JSW Bellary from 1.6 million MT to 10 million MT in short span of 9 years.

He has headed JSW Steel Ltd.Salem Works as its CEO till Mid of 2018, (a one Million tonne capacity Long Products special steel unit with an annual turnover of Rs.3600 Crores.) The unit was turned around by switching over to various auto grade products. The Unit is also working on entering into Defense and Aerospace Products.

He is the ‘Fellow’ Member of the Institution of Engineers India (Membership No.F-116712-6) and ‘Member’ of the Indian Institute of Metals (Life Membership No. LM 01 44746).

JSW Steel Ltd. Salem Works has received various awards and is undertaking successful journey towards Total Quality Management (TQM). The unit had its successful Deming Diagnosis in June 2017.

At present, he is the whole time director of Monnet Ispat and Energy limited located at Raigargh and Raipur in Chhattisgarh. The plant is a JV between JSW and AION Capital which was acquired recently through NCLT proceedings. Apart from the above he is also a director for the JSW Lucchini, Italy plant.