Shri P.R.Tripathi is a Mining Engineer of 1963 batch from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. In the initial period of his career he worked in various Coal Mines in Jharia, Ranigunj, Chanda and Assam coal fields in India for 8 years up to 1971, in positions like Asst. Colliery Manager and Colliery Manager.
From February 1971 to June 2003 he worked in NMDC in various capacities and rose to the position of Director (Production) in 1994 and thereafter took over as CMD (Chairman and Managing Director) of NMDC Ltd in 1997. He superannuated in June 2003. He contributed towards all round growth of NMDC.
Shri Tripathi received many awards like Industrial Excellence Award, NMDC Gold Medal by Mining Engineer’s Association of India, Manager of the year 2000 Award by Hyderabad Management Association, John Dunn Medal for the year 2001-2002 by The Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India, Man of the year 2002 by American Biographical Institute, USA, Coal India Productivity Individual Award 2001-2002 by Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering for his excellent services towards Mineral Industry.
Shri Ramendra Gupta is a Mining Engineer of 1972 batch from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He Started his career in Gold Mining industry of India by joining Kolar Gold fields in the year 1972. Shri Gupta became Managing Director of Bharat Gold Mines Ltd (Department of Mines, Government of India) in the year 1996. Later in June 2000 Shri Gupta took over as Chairman and Managing Director of Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. (Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India) and superannuated in July 2011.
Under the leadership of Shri Gupta, the Uranium mining industry of India has undergone massive expansion with several new mines and process plants set up during last one decade in Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh. With this uranium production of the country has increased multifold.
Shri Gupta received many awards like “National Design Award in Mining Engineering-1999, John Dunn Medal for 2000-2001, INS Award 2006, Distinguished Alumnus Award-2007, National Mineral Award 2007 and Life Time Achievement Award 2012” for his outstanding contribution in the field of Mining Engineering and Nuclear Fuel Cycle Technology.
Shri Mukesh Jain started his career as a banker and has specialised in Corporate Law, Business Strategy, Legal Advisor at Board Level, Property related issues and Banking. Mr. Jain is a respected name in the Legal and Banking fraternity in Mumbai.