Business & Operations
Steel : Environment Department Team
Head of Environment- Vijayanagar
S.Samar is Head of Environment for our largest steel manufacturing location. He is responsible for driving, monitoring and implementation of the Sustainability & Environmental Initiatives at JSW Steel, Vijaynagar. He works towards achieving of high standards of environmental performance, forming of sustainable organization through implementation of sustainability standards, measurement and monitoring, training and capacity building. Developing and integrating the Sustainability strategy into the overall business strategies for instilling an appropriate HSE culture within the Vijaynagar location and external stakeholders.
Sachin is a groomed Environment professional having 23 years of exposure to various Environmental & Sustainability aspects of Steel manufacturing, Zinc & Lead Mining, Smelting, Cement manufacturing and Power. He holds Masters in Environmental Sciences, PGDMM, MBA and is NEBOSH certified H&S professional. He has strong communication skills, good relationship management skills and negotiation skills and has been a lead speaker in various national and international conferences.
He has joined the group in Dec, 2020 and has interests in listening to songs and hearing podcasts.
JSW Steel - Vijayanagar Works
Srinivasa has been a member of JSW family for 23 years since its inception in 1997 and currently heads the Environmental Management of JSW Steel – Vijaynagar works. He has contributed to areas like Statutory Clearances(MoEF&CC, CPCB KSPCB) and Compliances, EIA studies, Air Quality Modelling, Sustainability, EMS, FFL and a lot more. He has conducted fascinating research and has been associated with many turnkey projects.
Srinivasa has an immense professional experience of 31 years in the areas of environmental management. He has conducted quality research in association with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) , Nagpur. He has also been involved in various consultancy projects like EIA, Design of ETP/STP/WTP in Richardson & Cruddas (1972) Ltd, which is a Gov. of India Undertaking, Chennai.
Dr. Srinivasa Rao has done his M.E. in Environmental Engineering and is also a PhD. in the same field
JSW Steel – Dolvi Works
Anand has a rich experience of 20 years of environment management in various industrial sectors like Cement, Mines, Power and Steel. He has expertise in the field of Environment Impact Assessment, Carrying Capacity, Solid waste management, Air & Water Pollution Control, Water treatment Plants, Maintenance of Air Pollution Control Equipment, Climate Change, Biodiversity, Sustainability, R&D etc.
He has done his M.tech in Environment along with PhD in the same field
Power, Utilities & Services Department - Salem Works
With an immense experience of 29 years in his field, Ramesh hold expertise in the areas of Project Execution , Erection, Commissioning and Operation. At JSW his responsibilities involve maintenance of the Power Plant and Plant Utilities.
Apart from these he acts as the Chairman of Institute Management Committee (IMC) ,Mettur Dam ITI. He is also the Board of Examiner - Boiler Operation Engineer’s Examination, Director of Boilers, Government of Tamil Nadu. Ramesh is also a member of the State Steering Committee, Department of Employment & Training, Government of Tamil Nadu
Ramesh has done Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering along with Boiler Operations Engineer and Master's Degree Program in Industrial Engineering (MIE)
JSW Steel Coated Products – Vasind
Chandrashekhar started his journey at JSW as a Deputy Manager in the Environment Department. In the 24 years of his service here at JSW he has played critical role in the management of HSE implementation including achieving and complying to the statutory and the regulatory requirements. He is also responsible for the Emergency and firefighting management for the plant, colony & the recreational complex and maintaining OS&H & EMS systems. Apart from these, his responsibilities also include Safety implementation including statutory compliance.
He has played many roles some of them being the MA–OS&H, MR-EMS, Sustainability Coordinator - Coated, Alternate MR-QMS, Convener – APEX Safety Committee, Champion Solid Waste Management- Vasind and Member of Local Crisis Group – Shahapur Taluka.
His qualifications include BE – Environment Engineering, Advanced Diploma in Industrial Safety and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management. He has also been the Lead Auditor for OS&H ISO 45001, EMS 14001 and QMS 9001
Coated Products – Kalmeshwar
Balasaheb is the Head of the Department - Environment Safety & Health at JSW Steel Coated Products – Kalmeshwar. In the past 11 years of his association with JSW he has worked to develop cordial relationship with MPCB, CPCB and Department of Environment (State, Central and Regional offices). He is responsible for submissions compliances and reporting under GRI. He has been crucial in the implementation of the world’s best safety DuPont Standards and safety software. He also acts as the Chairman of the Mutual Aid Response group of Kalmeshwar Industrial Area.
Balasaheb started his career with Nikhil Environmental consultancy services and later shifted into research at National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) as a Project Assistant. He also worked with Bhansali Engineering Polymers Limited as Safety, Health & Environment Personnel to assist the company with their OHS and environment related compliances.
Balasaheb has done his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Environmental Science from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University. He also holds Advanced Diplomas in Fire Safety & Industrial Environmental Engineering and Industrial Safety. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Legislative Law from (RTMNU), Nagpur.
Prabodha was appointed as the Group Chief Sustainability Officer at JSW Group from Sept 2019. In his current role, he partners with CEOs, Senior Executives and operations heads to develop and drive sustainability strategy for the group companies. He is having nearly three decades of working experience in the field of corporate sustainability, environmental management, emissions reduction, climate change corporate strategy and policy development.
Before joining JSW, he was working as Senior Vice President for Aditya Birla Group Sustainability responsible for developing and delivering an internal assurance system to ensure that all group companies and business remain compliant to international standards. Prabodha started his professional career in SAIL, worked and managed a variety of Environmental issues from Mining to manufacturing in metal (Iron and Steel) Sector including policy advocacy. After working for more than a decade, he joined Lloyd’s Register, UK and managed the climate change, sustainability and customized Assurance Service for South Asia.
Prabodha holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering in Civil and Master’s Degree in Technology (M Tech) in Environmental Engineering.
Swaroop joined the Corporate Sustainability Team in April 2021. He is responsible for developing and delivering an internal assurance system to ensure that all group companies and businesses remain compliant to international standards.
Swaroop joined JSW from ERM India Private Limited – the world’s leading sustainability consultancy, where he was a Partner. With over 25 years of experience covering consulting, management systems assessments, and operations for a wide range of industry sectors in India and Globally. Swaroop has previous stints in Lloyds Register and Exide Industries. Swaroop’s core technical areas include the development, implementations and management of Sustainability Strategy, Framework, and performance, including management systems, compliance, and system assessments and assurance, disclosures, and reporting under the various sustainability frameworks and lead and support new initiatives in operational excellence from concept to deployment.
Swaroop is a Chemical Engineering Graduate and has completed his master's in management systems. His hobbies are listening to music and traveling. He enjoys watching cricket and playing chess
Badal heads the Sustainability Data Reporting & Analysis and Sustainability Framework Management verticals for Corporate Sustainability at JSW Group. His work involves promoting Sustainability initiatives across JSW Group along with internal and external communications related to Sustainability. He works on multiple projects related to sustainability reporting, assurance, policy development, development of the corporate sustainability framework, stakeholders’ engagement, sustainability communications, training and capacity building programs across the Group.
Badal is a metallurgical engineer from MS University and has experience of about 21 years in the Ferrous and Non Ferrous Sectors. He has been involved into various greenfield and brownfield project conceptualization and execution. He is an accredited Project Management Professional from PMI USA.
Badal has been selected & trained under the Future Fit leadership program of JSW Group with Cornell University, USA. He enjoys traveling, music and watching Nature and Wildlife documentaries.
Ajay supports the Sustainability Data Reporting & Analysis functions of the Corporate Sustainability at JSW Group and is responsible to drive and monitor implementation of sustainability initiatives at Group Level and support activities such as sustainability reporting, assurance, IT system development and monitoring, internal communications and capacity building across the Group.
Ajay holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Mumbai University & has over 10 years of experience in project execution and monitoring. He started his professional career as a Graduate Engineering Trainee with JSW where he was involved in various greenfield & brownfield projects, the most recent being the water based paint plant.
Ajay joined the Corporate Sustainability team in 2019. His hobbies are playing snooker, cricket & travelling.
Leading the Environment team of JSW Cement catering to new projects as well as routine environmental compliance and management across all locations, Arvind joined JSW Cement in 2012 and since then, involved in various greenfield and brownfield projects at various locations across the country. He is also supporting the implementation of sustainability initiatives at JSW Cement.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from Rajasthan university and having 32 years of experience in cement industry in the field of Environment compliance & management, new / expansion projects’ clearances, integrated management System implementation and sustainability initiatives.
He started his professional career with Mangalam Cement, Kota and then served for 16 years at Binani Cement, Rajasthan where he greatly contributed to rainwater harvesting and artificial groundwater recharge (within and beyond the fence) leading the company to become a water positive entity.
His hobbies include painting and watching sports.
Ravi Chandra Chikatimalla joined JSW Cement in 2018. He is currently a Assistant General Manager coordinating efforts from all sites seamlessly at the corporate. He has 12+ years of experience in field of Sustainability, Environment Regulations, Environmental Compliance, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies, Environmental Clearance (EC), Environmental Audits (Water, CO2, Env. Compliance, Emissions etc), Energy Management, Water & Waste Water Management, Alternative Fuels & Raw materials, Biodiversity and Pollution Monitoring & Control Systems, Corporate reporting such as SD, BRR, CDP, DJSI, UNGC, CO2 Reporting, etc.
At JSW, he has been a part of activities like obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) for various green field & brown field projects, preparation of Sustainability Strategy or Roadmap for the business, preparation of Sustainable Development reports and feasibility reports and other statutory reporting.
He is a certified Sustainability Assurance Practitioner (CSAP) under AccountAbility, a Certified Energy Auditor (EA) by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and a certified CII ITC Sustainability Assessor.
His hobbies are playing cricket, chess and spending time with family & friends.
V Narsimha Reddy, is associated as a Manager in the Environment Department with JSW Cement’s Nandyal Unit Since November 2010.
He completed his B. Tech (Civil) from JNTU Kakinada and Post Diploma in Environmental Engineering (PDEE) from Govt. Institute of Post Diploma course in Engineering & technology, Hyderabad. After that he went on to work with India Cements and Anjanni Cements.
With a wide experience in cement field of over 25 Years and 2.5 years in Environmental Monitoring works, he has great expertise of the industry. He looks into all environment-related works for the Cement plant and mines, co-coordination with A.P.PCB, Ground Water Department etc. for all clearance like CFE and CFO etc. He also manages the implementation of ISO systems and coordination with consultants for 9001,14001,45001and EnMS 50001. He is also working on exploring alternate fuel arrangements for co-processing to make the operations eco-friendlier.
Mahesh has an experience of 8 years in Cement and Mines Sector and 3 years in Power Sector in the field of Environment Management. He joined JSW Group in March-2019 has Deputy Manager – Environment. He has completed B.E in Environment Engineering in 2010 and is a Certified Lead Auditor of EMS 14001:2015, by Bureau Veritas.
He has worked on projects related to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory conditions, O&M of ETP, STP & WTP, Environment Monitoring & Co-coordinating for Environment Clearance, CFE & CFO. Other areas where he has worked are Hazardous Waste Management and working with Online Emission Monitoring System.
Manindra Nawtan is leading to Safety & Environment functions at JSW Cement, Dolvi Unit and is responsible to drive and monitor implementation of Safety & Environment initiatives.
He holds a master degree in Environmental Science and Advance Diploma in Industrial Safety from CLI, Mumbai and has over 15 years of experience in the area of Safety. He has also been given the responsibility of Environment functions recently. He started his professional carrier with Lafarge cement as a Safety Officer.
Manindra joined JSW Cement Limited in 2016 and his hobbies are playing Badminton, watching cricket & movies.
Rahul works as the Front line officer to control the environmental pollution in JSW Cement Ltd, Salboni. Apart from maintaining the compliances for the plant and implementing the Environmental Policies set by Corporate, he actively participates and supports in monitoring of dust collectors as well.
Rahul has a Masters of Technology from National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi in 2017 and Bachelors in Civil Engineering from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow in 2015. He has an experience of more than 2 years in field of Environment through Environmental Consultancies in Delhi.
Rahul has joined JSW organization in September’2019. His hobbies include playing chess, reading, and football.
Bhabya has a degree of M.Tech in Environment Science & Engineering from Sambalpur University. Having an experience of more than 8 years in relevant field and developing his competency in Environmental Management Systems, complying with standards and conducting compliance audits along with coordinating with statutory authorities viz State Pollution Control Board, Local pollution Control Board, Forest Department, Environment Management Plan, Statutory Compliance & its implementation as per Management system guidelines.
He started his professional career with S.S.Environics India Pvt. Ltd as a GET. He then joined JSW Cement on October 2020. In his current position, he looks after all the statutory compliance reportings like EC, CTE, CTO, HWA, etc. Liaise with pollution control board for annual NOC’s compliance, State Forest Department, MoEF &CC, OSPCB etc.
He is a committed team player who also relishes challenges and readily assumes responsibility and accountability.
Mr. Kumar has completed his M.Tech. in Environmental Engineering from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad and B.Tech in Civil Engineering from University Institute of Technology from the University of Burdwan.
He has 2 years of experience in the field of environment and has earlier worked in Jaypee Bina Thermal Power Plant. Currently, he has joined JSW, full of vigour and enthusiasm in the Environment and Sustainability Department at JSW Cement, Odisha.
Vikas is part of the Civil & Environment department of JSW Cement FZE, Fujairah in UAE. Vikas is responsible for managing the required statutory permits and approvals for installing a project and/or operating the Plant. Vikas keenly and efficiently manages the collection, analyzation and submission of environmental check parameters to the concerned authorities including approval of permits in time. Other than supporting his core functions, he also enthusiastically gets engaged in the horticulture activities across Plant. He also takes strides in the development of sustainable initiatives like usage of alternate raw material and fuels for the Plant.
Vikas is a Civil Engineer by profession and holds rich experience in construction of large scale cement plant projects. He has also handled successful roles in field of Safety, Environment, ISO implementation. Vikas started his stint as an Engineer from Birla cement works
Vikas joined JSW Cement in Fujairah in the year 2018 and is delivering his commitments towards the organization in a professional way. His hobbies include music listening, playing cricket etc.