Retd Major RN Mishra, former Chairman of IMFA Group, passed away on Saturday. IMFA Ltd tweeted "We are deeply saddened at the demise of Major R N Mishra (Retd). He had a long association with the company culminating in being appointed Chairman from 2019-2021. Our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family & prayers for the departed soul to rest in peace.”BJP’s National Vice-President Mr Baijayant Jay Panda and IMFA Group MD & FICCI Senior VP Mr Subhrakant Panda condoled his death. Mr Baijayant Panda tweeted “Deeply sad at the passing of Maj RN Misra. After leaving the army he spent decades with IMFA, the organization founded by my late father in 1960, retiring last year as Chairman. I had occasion to work with & learn from this dynamic, charismatic leader in the 1990s.Om Shanti.”Mr Subhrakant Panda said “Maj Mishra’s contribution to @IMFALtd, first as COO then Director & finally Chairman, is unparalleled, something that I recall with much gratitude. It is a personal loss given the long & deep association. My condolences to his extended family & prayers for the departed soul.”Major R N Mishra (Retd) had a long association with IMFA Ltd culminating in being appointed Chairman from 2019-2021. Major Mishra, who was born on March 14, 1938, held the post of Director IMFA since 1993. He had an engineering degree from the College of Military Engineering, Pune. He also had an MBA degree from the University of Pune. He was a Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineers India as well as a certified Chartered Engineer. He had vast and rich experience in the field of ferro alloys, mining, power and corporate management.Established in 1961 in the Eastern State of Odisha known for its rich natural resources, IMFA is India’s leading fully integrated producer of value added ferro chrome with 190 MVA installed furnace capacity backed up by 204.55 MW captive power generation capacity (including 4.55 MW solar) and extensive chrome ore mining tracts.