Shri Harinand Rai is a Metallurgical Engineer from IIT, BHU. He has over 32 years of experience of working in the organisation in different capacities at both Plant level at Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai (BSP) and Durgapur Steel Plant, Durgapur (DSP) as well as at Corporate Office. Having joined BSP initially he rose to the level of General Manager (Blast Furnace) specialising in Blast Furnace technology, operations and logistics, before joining DSP as Executive Director (Works).
As an Executive Director (Works), DSP he was over all responsible for Operations at the Plant including Planning, Maintenance, Logistics, etc. Thereafter he assumed the charge of Executive Director (Operations) at Corporate Office overseeing the operations, logistics, raw material planning and distribution of all SAIL Plants.
He was also in charge of the Central Coal Supply Organisation, Energy Management Division, and Rail Movement Cell.