Chairman and Directors

Chairman and Directors

Chairman and Managing Director

Shri Kishor Rungta is the Chairman and Managing Director, since 02.02.2019. Previously, he was working as Director (Finance) of Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), a Public Sector Undertaking under the Department of Atomic Energy since 01.02.2013.  He also worked as Director (Finance) and Acting Chairman & Managing Director of Hindustan Cables Limited, National Instruments Limited and Bharat Bhaari Udyog Limited.He has almost 16 years of Board Level experience in various Public Sector Undertakings.

He is a qualified Cost Accountant and Law Graduate.  He had an illustrious career of over 33 years in different Industrial Establishments of repute both in Public and Multinational Private Sector Companies like Grasim Industries, Modi Group of Industries, Essar Steel, ISPAT Industries, MMTC promoted Steel Plant in Orissa covering sectors such as Cement, Steel, Cables, Strategic Electronics and others in different capacities.


Shri Kishor Rungta

Director (Finance)

Shri A Ganesan

Shri A Ganesan is Director Finance,since 28th August 2019. He is a Commerce graduate from Madurai Kamaraj University. He is also an Associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an Associate of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has also attended Advanced Management / Leadership Development programme in IIM Calicut, IIM Ahmedabad, Institute of Public Enterprises,New Delhi, Potsdam University,Germany and Shanghai University China.

Prior to joining FACT, he has served as Executive Director (Commercial) in NLC India Ltd. He has 33 years of rich experience in various areas of Finance of NLC India Limited including Project formulation, Project evaluation, Project funding of Lignite mining Project ,Thermal Power Plants and Renewable Energy Projects, Working Capital Management etc. He was instrumental in formulation of Activity Based Costing System in Lignite Mines, Pricing Guidelines of Lignite and Power tariff in NLC India. 

Director (Marketing)

Shri K.U.Thankachen is a seasoned professional in the field of  marketing and logistics  with over 30 years of experience in Public Sector. He started his career with International Airports Authority of India in the year 1987 and joined Container Corporation of India Ltd. in the year 1995. He has held various important positions in Marketing, Commercial and Operations functions within CONCOR. He was posted as Chief General Manager, Central Region of CONCOR at Nagpur having jurisdiction of 5 terminals at Nagpur, Bhusawal, Aurangabad, Raipur and Mandideep from September, 2010 to April, 2012. Thereafter, he was posted as head of the largest Inland Container Depot in Asia at Tughlakabad, New Delhi from April, 2012 to September, 2013.He joined Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilisers as Director (Marketing) on 11th December, 2018. Prior to joining RCF, he was the Managing Director of Central Railside Warehouse Company Ltd., a subsidiary of Central Warehousing Corporation from July 2014 to Dec.2018.  

He did his schooling from Loyola School, Trivandrum and Mayo College, Ajmer. He is a qualified MBA with specialisation in Marketing from Department of Commerce & Management Studies, University of Calicut . He has also  attended a one year international management programme organised by International Centre for Promotion of Enterprises, Ljubljana, Slovenia.


Shri K.U.Thankachen

Director (Technical)

Shri Harsh Malhotra

Shri Harsh  Malhotra holding additional charge of Director(Technical) is Director Technical of National Fertilisers Ltd.He is BE (Chemical) with Hons. from Punjab University,Chandigarh and also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IGNOU, New Delhi. Besides, he is a Certified Energy Auditor from Bureau of Energy Efficiency since 2004.

He joined National Fertilisers Limited (NFL) as Management Trainee in year 1985 and rose to the level of Director (Technical) in Madras Fertilizers Limited.

He has about 34 years long experience spanning across Production, Technical Services and Project Department at different units of NFL. He has been involved in Ammonia Plant feed stock conversion project from fuel oil to Natural Gas at  NFL units at Panipat, Bathinda and Nangal from concept to completion stage. He has worked in pre-project activities for revival of closed unit of FCI at Ramagundam (Telengana). 

Government Nominee Director

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 the Government of Jharkhand and Government of India. She also served as Adviser to the NITI Ayog.


Ms Alka Tiwari

Government Nominee Director

Ms. Gurveen Sidhu

Ms. Gurveen Sidhu, 1995 batch IA&AS officer serves as Joint secretary,Department of Fertilisers. She is a Government of India Nominee Director on the Board  from 27.04.2018.  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.

Independent Director

Dr. Rabinarayan Patra assumed charge as independent director on 7 May 2020.