Guest lectures/event - Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Guest lectures/event
  • A talk by Mr. Nitesh Kumar Nirala, Director- Iron & Power, ESL Steel Limited Bokaro

    On “A cohesive confluence of industrial and managerial perspectives

    The talk will cover the current synergy of perspectives in the steel business, leadership vision, and support to enhance industrial goals, management structure, effective leadership, etc.


    Meeting date, time, and venue: over Webex on 27/08/2021 (Friday) at 6 PM

    Meeting number: 159 457 2693; Password: mmed1234


    About the speaker

    Mr. Nitesh Kr. Nirala has been associated with Vedanta Limited for last 17 years in Plant Administration / Operation & Maintenance /Process Quality control/ Projects / Business Excellence in Iron Manufacturing industry. He started his career as Graduate Engineer Trainee and currently he is Director- Iron & Power, ESL Bokaro.  He did graduation in Metallurgical Engineering from BIT Sindri and completed his M. Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Roorkee.

    In short span of his career he has changed raw material consumption pattern for Iron Making. Under his leadership Blast Furnace has started consuming low grade iron ore. Sesa Goa was the first plant which started consuming 100 % low grade hygroscopic Goan Ore. He also developed low Mn , Low Ti Pig Iron which is the import substitute of imported SOREL Metal, produced from inexpensive Hematite ore rather Titanium Ferrous Ore. Currently he is partnering with IITR on development of white cast Iron, where Ni is substituted by inexpensive Mn and Cu.

    He was awarded with “Young Manager of the Year Award in 2011” by Goa Management Association, declared as Gen -Next Operational Leader (GOLD) in 2012 by Vedanta-Sesa Iron Ore Business, received Chairman’s Award in July 2021, and identified as a part of Group “Leadership Succession Planning for CEO/CXO role” in March 2021.


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