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Profile of Senior Management

Full-time Directors
Shri Sanjeev Singhal
Shri. Sanjeev Singhal
Director (Finance)& CFO with Addl. Charge of Chairman & Managing Director wef 01.02.2023.

Shri. Sanjeev Singhal, is the Director (Finance) with Addl. Charge of Chairman & Managing Director wef 01.02.2023. He has been associated with our Company since January 08, 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce (honors' course) from University of Delhi. He is also a costs accountant from the Institute of Costs Accountants of India. He has over 37 years of experience in finance and accounting. Previously, he was associated with Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited as a director (finance) and with Steel Authority of India Limited in the finance and accounts department.

Cdr. Jasbir Singh
Cdr. Jasbir Singh, IN (Retd.)

Cdr. Jasbir Singh, IN(Retd), has been associated with the Company since May 2010 and was appointed a director on November 01, 2019. An alumnus of National Defence Academy and Rashtriya Indian Military College, he holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Jawaharlal Nehru University (National Defence Academy, Pune), a bachelor’s degree in technology (mechanical engineering) from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has also completed masters in business administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi. He has completed a course in modeling and simulation from the Institute of Armament Technology, Pune. Previously, he has served in the Indian Navy for over 22 years and has held several assignments afloat and onboard such as INS Mumbai and INS Kuthar and various appointments in warship overseeing team, Directorate of Naval Design, Directorate of Ship Production and Naval Dockyard, Vishakhapatnam. He has received various commendations from the flag officer commander in chief, Eastern Naval Command as well as Western Naval Command.

Shri Biju George
Shri. Biju George
Director (Shipbuilding)

Shri. Biju George has been appointed as the Director (Shipbuilding) of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. India’s premier warship and submarine building yard. He holds a post graduate degree in Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has three decades of experience with MDL where two decades were with design of frontline warships viz. Missile Destroyers and Frigates. Prior to his appointment as Director (Shipbuilding), he was the project Superintendent of the prestigious P17A Frigate Program for the Indian Navy. Prior to this, he has been heading the Shipbuilding Design Department of MDL.

Cdr Vasudev Puranik
Cdr. Vasudev Puranik, IN (Retd.)
Director (Corporate Planning & Personnel) with Addl. Charge of Director (Submarine & Heavy Engineering) w.e.f 27.05.2024

Cdr. Vasudev Puranik, IN(Retd), is appointed as the Director (Corporate Planning & Personnel) ) with additional charge of Director (Submarine & Heavy Engineering) w.e.f 27.05.2024 of our Company. He has been associated with the Company since June 2010. An alumnus of INS Shivaji, he holds a B.Tech (Mechanical) degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi), He has also completed Masters in Engineering from Pune University. Previously, he has served in the Indian Navy for over 22 years and has held several assignments afloat and onboard such as INS Rana, INS Nishank, INS Mysore and various appointments in Directorate of Naval Design, Gas Turbine Overhaul Centre, Visakhapatnam, Directorate of Ship Production and Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. He has received commendations from the Flag Officer Commanding Officer in Chief, Western Naval Command. Prior to the appointment, he was the Project Superintendent of the prestigious P-75 scorpene submarine construction programme at MDL.

Part-time Offical Director
Shri Anurag Bajpai
Shri. Anurag Bajpai
IAS, Addl Secretary (DP), Government Nominee Director

Shri. Anurag Bajpai belongs to 1994 batch of Indian Forest Service. He has been trained at Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun. A Post Graduate in Economics, Financial Management and Mass Communication, has got international exposure in forestry, environment policy, energy, women empowerment and global governance in various countries including Indonesia, South Korea, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark, Belgium, Malaysia, Bahrein and Brazil. He has worked in Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome on a Project for 3 months. He has travelled across 32 countries and gained experience in policy planning and administration. In Govt. of India, Shri. Anurag Bajpai was instrumental in bringing reforms in the process of forestry clearance within the legal framework and formulated first Wind Energy Policy of India. He has been instrumental in Skill Development, Education, Infrastructure Development and Women Empowerment. He served as Asstt. Inspector General of Forest, Dy.Secretary and Director in M/o Environment, Forest & Climate Change, M/o Tribal Affairs and M/o Minority Affairs respectively in his previous terms. In his parent cadre i.e. Manipur, he has held various senior positions right from Divisional Forest Officer onwards and gained administrative experience. He served in Forest & Environment Department and Deptt. of Textiles, Commerce and Industries. Before joining the Deptt of Defence Production in MoD, Govt. of India as Joint Secretary, he was Addl. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests in Forest Department and CEO of Mission for Economic Empowerment of Traditional Artisan & Craftsmen (MEETAC) in Deptt. of Commerce and Industries in Manipur.

Part-time Non-Offical Directors
Shri. Mallikaarjunarao Bhyrisetty
Shri. Mallikarjunarao Bhyrisetty
Independent Director

Shri. Mallikaarjunarao Bhyrisetty is a post graduate in Nuclear physics and has worked as lecturer and principal in DCBN & NKK Jr. College, Guntur. He is founder director of the non-profit organization - Guntur Institute of Competitions. He has worked in areas like infrastructure, education & Social service activities. He has authored books on Indian History & Socio-Cultural History of Andhra Pradesh.

Smt. Neeru Singh Jagjeet Kaur
Smt. Neeru Singh Jagjeet Kaur
Independent Director

Smt. Neeru Singh Jagjeet Kaur is a Post Graduate M.A Arts, B.com & LLB. She is working as a full time Director in Punjabi Sahitya Academy (MP), member of District committee for the 15-point program of Prime Minister for Minorities and member of Micro cabinet member LIONS Clubs International. She has worked as Chairperson and President of LIONS Club (Dist.323-E-I). She is a visiting faculty for MBA students and Personality Development and has contributed in social, health, women and cleanliness projects in Madhya Pradesh.

Shri. Dattaprasad Prabhakar Kholkar
Shri. Dattaprasad Prabhakar Kholkar
Independent Director

Shri. Dattaprasad Prabhakar Kholkar is a B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Goa Engineering College Ponda, Goa. He has more than 35 years of experience in areas of Trade and Commerce Business. His area of specialization are Management, Communication and Administration.

Shri. Chandu Sambasiva Rao
Shri. Chandu Sambasiva Rao
Independent Director

Shri. Chandu Sambasiva Rao worked as a Space Scientist/ Engineer, Educator, Communicator, and an Award Winning Management expert. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who served for over 20 years, at various prestigious organisations like ISRO, NASA, Cable and Wireless, Booz | Allen | Hamilton, both in India and in the USA. Educated and earned advanced degrees in the fields of Engineering, and Management from NIT Surathkal, University of Kentucky, University of Maryland at College Park, and Johns Hopkins University. He interacts regularly with faculty and students at many professional colleges throughout India, and teaches courses on Technology and Business Administration. Received the Performance Excellence Award, the highest recognition from Booz | Allen | Hamilton, for his Management Consulting Services. Recognising his meritorious services to the Indian Red Cross Society, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, awarded him a Gold Medal. Regular participant in TV discussions on various topics including Project Management, Science and Technology, Space Technologies, Infrastructure Development, Quality Assurance, Socio-Economic Issues, and Creation of Employment Opportunities.