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 (Marketing)

Shri Anupam Misra

Mr. Anupam Misra, has a good academic background with Bachelor of Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and PDGM from IIM, Lucknow. 

He has handled  engineering exports, turnkey projects, agricultural commodities, minerals and metals, trade in chemicals and long-term supply / export contracts. 

He is a General Management professional, with +27 years experience in the area marketing/ International Trading with rich hands-on-experience in Industrial raw materials, Agro-Commodities, Engineering Goods and Projects in multi-commodity and multi-market B2B context. He has also handled and Structured complex transactions and skills in the area of Contract Negotiations, Competitive bidding & Key Account Management.  
He was Director (Marketing) for four years at PEC Ltd, a schedule B PSU under Ministry of Commerce and Industry prior to joining FACT. He was previously working as General Manager (Marketing) at STC of India Ltd., New Delhi.
Director (Finance)
Shri S Sakthimani is a qualified Cost and Management Accountant, Company Secretary and Metallurgical Engineer. He is having rich experience in Strategic Planning, Finance & Accounts, Corporate Affairs, Operations, Quality Assurance and Auditing.

Prior to joining FACT, he has served as Director (Finance & Marketing) in Cement Corporation of India Limited and also served in Steel Authority of India Limited, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, Scooters India Limited and Engineering Projects (India) Limited.

Shri S Sakthimani

Director (Technical)

Dr K Jayachandran

Dr. Jayachandran K has been appointed as Director (Technical) on the Board of FACT as per the Order of Govt. of India. Dr. Jayachandran K has a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Doctorate in Environmental Science. He joined FACT in 1989 and has over 33 years of experience in various capacities in the Company. He has held various key technical positions in FACT during his career and was the Executive Director (Corporate Planning) before assuming charge as Director (Technical) on 03.03.2023.
Government Nominee Director
Ms. Aparna S. Sharma is appointed as Government Nominee Director on the Board of the Company w.e.f. September 1, 2020. She is presently Joint Secretary, Department of Fertilizers, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India.  She is a post graduate in English Literature from Delhi University and a 1990 batch CSS Officer.  She has over 25 years of work experience in various Ministries of Government of India including Department of Higher Education, Health and Family Welfare, Personnel and Training, Finance and Urban Development.

Ms Aparna S Sharma

Government Nominee Director

Shri Avtar Singh Sandhu

Shri Avtar Singh Sandhu is appointed as Government Nominee Director on the Board of FACT w.e.f 24th March 2023. Shri Avtar Singh Sandhu is the Chief Controller of Accounts in Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers & Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. He belongs to the 1994 batch of the Indian Civil Accounts Service. He has held a number of positions in several Central Government Ministries and Departments such as Ministry of Environment & Forest, Science and Technology, Planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation.
Independent Director
Prof Anjula Murmu was appointed as Independent Director on the Board of FACT as per the notification of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

Prof Anjula Murmu, having Doctorate in Arts, is working as Assistant Professor in SP Mahila College, Dumka. She had represented India in Indo-China Youth Exchange Programme, China, 2011. She had awarded Best NSS Programme Officer, SKM University, 2021

She authored books -  Ardh Shat Par Purnasatya & Darpan ko Arpan and edited a book  Udte Parindon ka Aasma.

Prof Anjula Murmu