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SUDIP KUMAR BASAK Shri. Sudip Kumar Basak, Executive Director of Collieries Division of Steel Authority of India Limited had joined SAIL at Rourkela Steel Plant as Graduate Engineer Trainee (Metallurgy) in April, 1980 after working as Junior Research Fellow in Mineral Engineering in Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad in 1979-80. Mr. Basak obtained his Bachelor of Metallurgical Engineering degree from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in1979. He completed his M.Sc. Engineering in Ferrous Metallurgy from Sambalpur University in 1987 and also acquired Diploma in Management, Diploma in Operations Management, Advanced Diploma in Management and MBA from IGNOU. Mr. Basak worked successfully as a game changer in Rourkela Steel Plant over three decades in a number of departments like R&C Laboratory, Production Planning and Control, Technical secretariat of Head of Works, Blast Furnace and Traffic and Raw Materials. He successfully handled the rail traffic operations, logistics, railway co-ordination and raw materials and played a major role in steering the building of rail infrastructure of RSP during the crucial period of its expansion and successfully planned and oversaw implementation and management of Traffic and Raw Materials Department. He has also been awarded Diploma in Multi- Modal Transport (Containerisation) & Logistics Management from Institute of Rail Transport, Ministry of Railways, and India. He was promoted as General Manager, Central Coal Supply Organisation, Dhanbad with effect from June, 2012 where he ensured saving of more than Rs. 100 crores in two years by sourcing of good quality direct feed coal and drastic reduction of coal price through hard negotiation with CIL. Since January'2016, Mr. Basak has been given the responsibility of the Chief Executive of Collieries Division of SAIL on promotion as Executive Director and has been inducted in the Board of S&T Mining Co Ltd., Kolkata also on 30th March 2016. Mr. Basak is a Life Fellow of Institution of Engineers ( India ) and Indian Institute of Metals , Life Member of All India Management Association , Quality Circle Forum of India, Management Association Rourkela and many other professional bodies and presented a number of technical papers in National /international seminars and CSIR journal.