PSU Connect reported that Steel Authority of India Limited’s Director In-Charge of Bokaro Steel Plant & Rourkela Steel Plant has assumed additional charge of Director In-Charge Burnpur & Durgapur Steel Plant. Mr Amarendu Prakash has been the Director In-charge of BSL since 28 September 2020. He has also been given the additional charge of RSP from 1 August 2021 onwards. Public Enterprises Selection Board has recommended Mr Brijendra Pratap Singh for the post of Director in-Charge of Bumpur and Durgapur Steel Plants. The earlier DSP CEO Mr AV Kamalakar retired from his post on 31 January 2022.Mr. Prakash, a B Tech in Metallurgy from BIT Sindri, is an accomplished technocrat and possesses over 28 years of experience, comprising 24 years in plant operations and 4 years at Chairman’s office in SAIL. He began his career at SAIL in the year 1991 with posting in Rolling Mills. During the long stint of 20 years in BSL, he mastered the art of steel rolling and finishing. He played a crucial role in timely completion of upgradation of Hot Strip Mill (HSM) in 1997 and 2007, implementation of ERP and six sigma certification in the HSM and was the driving force behind setting-up of technology hub to serve as a think-tank for research in hot rolling, coordinating patenting and copyright activities. Under his able leadership, patent on technical design of Reheating Furnaces was successfully filed.In the year 1999, he was conferred upon by SAIL the prestigious JAWAHAR AWARD for best young manager for his leadership qualities.