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Nirlep Singh Rai to be Director (Technical) of National Fertilizers Limited

Nikita Arya
Nikita Arya

After serving as Executive Director at National Fertilizers Limited (NFL), a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, for many years, Nirlep Singh Rai has now been promoted as Director (Technical) of the company.

Nirlep Singh Rai has also taken an additional charge of the chief executive officer (CEO) of Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited (RFCL). The company is a joint venture between NFL, Engineers India Limited (EIL) and Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL). 

It was earlier in the reports that Rai would be recommended for the post of Director (Technical) of NFL by a Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel. Among the list of three candidates who were interviewed by the selection panel, Rai was selected for the post. Now, the selection has come to implementation and he has been appointed on the post for a period with effect from 1st April 2020 till August 31, 2022, i.e. the date of his superannuation, or until further orders. 

Talking about his educational qualifications, Nirlep Singh Rai holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in the Instrumentation and Control field, from Thapar University, Patiala. With a professional experience of more than 35 years, he has served NFL in different capacities in all the production units of the organization including heading the Nangal Unit for more than two years. During his course of being the Executive Director, he also took charge of the CEO at RFCL. While in NFL, Rai has worked in all units in various capacities and was also given charge of technical services and projects at the Bathinda unit. 

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