Chairman and Managing Director

Shri Manoj Mishra A member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Shri Manoj Mishra has professional experience of more than 30 years in various Public Sector Undertakings and Co-operative sector.

Shri Mishra has been holding the post of C&MD, NFL since June 2015. Prior to this, he served as Director (Finance) in State Trading Corporation (STC). Before joining STC, Shri Mishra held various positions in Krishak Bharati Co-operative Limited (KRIBHCO) for 23 years.

Shri Mishra also served asChairman of Ramagundam Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. (RFCL), from June 2015 to Feb. 2017. RFCL is a joint venture of National Fertilizers Limited with Engineers India Limited (EIL) and Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCIL) for revival of closed urea plant at Ramagundum in Telangana with a new urea plant of 1.27 million Tonnes per annum capacity.

Shri Mishra held additional charge of Chairman & Managing Director of Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited (RCF), from June 2016 to March 2017. He was the ex-officio Chairman of Talchar Fertilizers Limited (TFL), a joint venture of RCF, GAIL, Coal India Limited and Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCIL) for setting up a coal based fertilizer plant at Talchar in Odisha. He was instrumental in providing pace to the project by achieving various milestones including finalization of technology for coal gasification process.

With extensive professional experience in fertilizer industry, Shri Mishra is well conversant with various issues related to the industry. He has been credited with creating new identity of NFL with extended product line and new ventures. He successfully transformed NFL from a single product company to an organization with stakes in various types of fertilizers, seeds, agro-chemicals and Industrial products. Under his leadership, NFL has recorded its best ever performance in 2016-17.

Shri Manoj Mishra is Co-Chairman of Fertiliser Association of India (FAI), a body which represents fertiliser industry in India. He is also a Director on the Board of International Fertilizer Association (IFA), a Paris based organization that represents the Global Fertilizer Industry. He is the first ever executive from Indian Fertilizer Public Sector Undertakings to hold this prestigious position in IFA.

The hallmark of Shri Mishra’s success is his sustained discipline, hard work and commitment to the profession and company as a whole.

Director(Marketing and Technical)

Shri D Nanda Kumar  Shri D Nanda Kumar, a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum, with MBA from Cochin University of Science and Technology, joined FACT as Management Trainee in 1981.

He has held the posts of Construction Engineer in FEDO, Chief Manager in Petrochemical Division, General Manager and Chief General Manager in the Marketing Division before taking over as the Director (Marketing).

Director(Finance)

Shri Sanjai Maheshwari  A Chartered Accountant by profession, Shri Maheshwari has extensive experience spanning over 32 years in various industrial sectors like Sugar, Packaging, Footwear, City Gas Distribution etc. and in Security Printing & Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL). He also possesses professional qualification of Company Secretary.

Shri Sanjai Maheshwari joined Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited (BVFCL) as Director (Finance) on 1st March, 2018. Earlier, he was Additional General Manager (Finance), SPMCIL, a Mini-Ratna Central Public Sector Undertaking, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Finance. Now he holds additional charge of Director (Finance), FACT Ltd.

Independent Director

Dr. Jyoti Kaushal Sheth Dr. Jyoti Kaushal Sheth is a Doctor by profession and is practicing at Vadodara, Gujarat. She is actively engaged in various social activities. She conducts workshops and seminars in Communication and Leadership under transaction module. Presently she is a Director, Central Social Welfare Board, Gujarat and Director, Mahila Utkarsh Kendra, Vadodara.

Independent Director


Dr. K P S Nair Dr. K P S Nair is a retired Professor & Principal and Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology. He is also a technocrat and management expert. He is having rich experience in educational, industrial and management field and closely associated with various professional bodies like National Safety Council, National Productivity Council, etc.

Independent Director

Dr. Murali S Dr. S.Murali is a doctor by profession practicing at Bangalore and he is actively engaged in various social activities. He is Assistant Commissioner, St. John’s Ambulance Brigade. He has published and presented papers in various conferences/ seminars.

Independent Director

Prof. B Vijayakumar Prof. B Vijayakumar, M.Sc, Ph D, is a retired Associate Professor of Physics from NSS College, Kottayam, Kerala. He is having 32 years teaching experience and has published many books in Malayalam and English. He is associated with many social and cultural forums and holds key positions in them too.

Independent Director

Dr. Gangidi Manohar Reddy Dr. Gangidi Manohar Reddy, M.Sc, Ph D was a Lecturer in Hyderabad. He is having rich experience in Educational and Management fields. He is closely associated with various educational and charitable institutions at Hyderabad. He has organized many seminars and conferences at National and International levels in the fields of Science and Technology.

Government Nominee Director

Ms Alka Tiwari  Ms. AlkaTiwari, belongs to 1988 batch of Indian Administrative Service. Presently she is Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers. She has held number of key positions in State Government of Jharkhand and Government of India. She also served as Adviser to the NITI Ayog.

Government Nominee Director

Ms. Gurveen Sidhu Ms. Gurveen Sidhu, 1995 batch IA&AS officer serves as Joint secretary of Department of Fertilisers. She is a Government of India Nominee Director on the Board of FACT with effect from 27.04.2018. She has been Government Nominee Director of Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizer Ltd since April 2018. She has done CIA and CA. She has rich experience of working in the fields of accounts & entitlement, civil audit, receipt audit, commercial audit etc.

Chief Vigilance Officer

Shri T R ShajiA 1990 batch ITS officer, he had his graduation in Electronics and Communication Engineering from T K M College of Engineering, Kollam. He served ONGC, Mumbai and Cochin Shipyard Ltd before joining Telecom Service. He served BSNL in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. He had been working as Director in Department of Telecommunications, Kerala, before assuming charge as CVO, FACT.