Board of Directors
Shri P. Dwarakanath, Chairman & Managing Director
Shri P. Dwarakanath has assumed charge as Chairman & Managing Director with effect from 10.10.2012. He joined the Board of BEML Limited on 01.03.2008 as Director (Metro & Rail Business). Shri Dwarakanath is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal. He joined BEML during 1978 as Management Trainee and served in all business verticals of the Company namely, Rail & Metro, Defence and Mining & Construction.
Shri C. N. Durgesh, Director (Mining & Construction Business)
Shri C.N.Durgesh has taken over as Director (Mining & Construction Business) of BEML Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence. Shri Durgesh, a B.Tech Mechanical Engineering graduate from JNT University and has done M.Tech in Industrial Engineering in 1979 at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He has joined BEML in 1987 as Manager and elevated to the present position after serving in various capacities in production and marketing areas of the company. Till recently he was Executive Director at BEML KGF Complex.
Shri P. R. Naik, Director (Defence Business)
Shri P.R. Naik has been appointed as Director (Defence Business) and Member of the Board of Directors of BEML LIMITED, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence. He has assumed the charge on 1st July 2011. Mr. Naik is a Mechanical Engineer from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani and an Alumnus of the IIM, Kolkata. Prior to this Mr. Naik was with L&T and worked in various capacities in production and marketing areas. Hitherto he was Executive Director (Marketing) in the company.
Shri Deepak Kumar Hota, Director (Human Resources)
Shri Deepak Kumar Hota has assumed the charge of Director (Human Resources) and Member of the Board of BEML Limited, a Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Defence on 01st July 2013. Shri DK Hota has graduated in Economics Hons., from St. Stephens College and Post Graduation in HR from XLRI. He has over three decades of professional experience in HR and Business and served in various capacities in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited including CEO of HPCL Bio-fuels. Prior to joining BEML, he was heading the Natural Gas Division, HPCL, Mumbai.
Shri Pradeep Swaminathan, Director (Finance)
Shri Pradeep Swaminathan has taken over as Director (Finance) of BEML Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, with effect from 01.10.2013. Shri Pradeep Swaminathan is a Bachelor of Science in Physics and a Chartered Accountant. He is also a Management Accountant from Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA), London. He is having 30 years of rich experience in management accounting field. He started his career in M/s Tata Steel Limited during 1984. He successfully handled treasury management, MIS, Project evaluation and audit functions. He played a key role in establishment of M/s Tata Steel KNZ Pty. Ltd., a Greenfield project for manufacture of ferrochrome in Richards Bay, South Africa. As CFO, he was responsible for project evaluation and interaction with the banks to raise funds. He joined BEML Limited as Chief General Manager (Finance) during 2010. In 2011, he was elevated as Executive Director (Finance). Before being taken over as Director (Finance), he was looking after treasury, financing new initiatives, MIS, Audit, Marketing Finance, Indirect Taxation, etc. He is also a Nominee Director on the Board of VIL with effect from 28.03.2013.
Shri Aniruddh Kumar, Director (Rail & Metro Business)
Shri Aniruddh Kumar has assumed charge as Director (Rail & Metro Business) and Member on the Board of BEML LIMITED, a Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Defence. Shri Aniruddh Kumar holds the qualifications B.Tech (Mechanical) and M.Tech (Industrial Engineering System). He has over three decades of professional experience in Planning & Production and served in various capacities in Public Sector Companies. Prior to assuming the present position, he was the Executive Director heading the Koraput Division of HAL.
Shri Sanjay Prasad, Government Director
Shri Sanjay Prasad is a distinguished IAS officer of 1995 batch with about 20 years of experience. Presently he is the Joint Secretary (Land System), Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence. Earlier he was the Joint Secretary at Department of Science & Technology. He is a post- graduate in Geography. He does not hold any equity shares in the capital of the Company.
Shri Rajnish Kumar, Government Director
Shri Rajnish Kumar has been appointed as Part-time Government Director on the Board of M/s. BEML Limited with effect from 02.08.2012. He belongs to 1984 batch of the Indian Defence Accounts Service and has over 30 years of functional experience in Defence services and its related organizations.
Shri Rajnish Kumar started his career during 1985 as Internal Auditor and grew to the level of Controller, Internal Auditor & Financial Advisor. He also served as Financial Advisor Navy - Director General Naval Projects, Director (Finance) in Ministry of Defence, Integrated Financial Advisor - Air Force, Joint Controller General Defence Accounts in CGDA and as Finance Manager (Maritime and Systems).
He authored several books relating to Defence Procurement and Defence Accounting Systems. Presently, he is Additional Financial Advisor & Joint Secretary in Ministry of Defence. He does not hold any equity shares in the capital of the Company.
Shri C. Balakrishnan, Independent Director
Shri C Balakrishnan is a 1974 batch, Himachal Pradesh Cadre IAS officer. He served in the State in various capacities including Secretary – Education and Civil & Food supplies. He also served in the important Central Government departments like HRD, Shipping, Road Transport and Highways. He retired as Secretary – Coal, Government of India. He was a Director on the Board of Public Sector Companies including M/s. Shipping Corporation of India Limited, M/s. Coal India Limited, M/s. Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited and he also served as the Managing Director of M/s. Himachal Pradesh General Industries Corporation and M/s. Himachal Pradesh Small Industries and Exports Corporation. He is also a director on the Board of M/s Swayambhu Natural Resources (P) Limited, Kolkata, a wholly owned subsidiary of India Power Corporation Limited. He does not hold any equity shares in the capital of the Company.
Shri N.P. Gupta, Independent Director
Shri N. P. Gupta, is a 1972 batch, Tamil Nadu Cadre IAS officer. He served in the state of Tamil Nadu in various capacities including Secretary of Animal Husbandry, Textiles and Public Works Department. He also served in the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Government of India, during 1978-83 and was coordinating HAL related activities. He retired as the Member-Secretary to National Commission for Women. He held directorships both in public and private sector companies and presently serving as Director on the Board of M/s. Tamil Nadu Telecommunication Limited and M/s. Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Limited. He does not hold any equity shares in the capital of the Company.
Shri Suhas Anand Bhat, Independent Director
Shri Suhas Anand Bhat, is a Banker by profession and served for Bank of India, UCO Bank and Indian Overseas Bank. He had rich experience in International Finance, Foreign Exchange, Credit Appraisal and General Administration. He retired as the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Overseas Bank. Apart from his experience as Director in the Banking Industry, he was also a Director on the Board of M/s. GDA Management Consulting Pvt. Limited and M/s. BOI AXA Trustee Services (P) Limited. He does not hold any equity shares in the capital of the Company.