Mr Arun Kanti Bagchi has assumed charge as Director Projects at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited on 26 December 2022. Prior to joining RINL, Mr Kanti Bagchi was heading the project team of MECON involved in the Project Management consultancy services for the upcoming 3 million tonne per annum Steel Plant of NMDC at Nagarnar in Chhattisgarh. Mr AK Bagchi, a Mechanical Engineering graduate from REC Bhopal, joined MECON Limited in the year 1988 as Management Trainee Technical. Mr Bagchi completed his M Tech in Design & Production Engineering from REC Durgapur. Mr Bagchi has over 34 years of varied and rich experience in various sectors like Metals & Mining, Power, Defence, Space, Beach Sands, Nuclear, Refineries and Ports etc.