1. Bhubaneswar: Sridhar Patra has became the full time CMD of Nalco. Patra, director finance of Nalco, was holding the charge of CMD following the completion of tenure of CMD TK Chand on October 31, 2019. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) Monday has approved the proposal of the ministry of mines for appointment of Sridhar Patra as CMD of Nalco. Earlier, the PSE recruitment board had selected Patra for the top post of the Central sector Aluminium behemoth. Patra has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) in NALCO in the scale of pay of from the date of his assumption of charge of the post till the date of his superannuation i.e. 31 .10.2024, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.