Dinesh Kumar Likhi on 1 September 2015 took charge as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI). Prior to this appointment, he was Director (Production & Marketing) of MIDHANI itself.
Likhi succeeded M Narayana Rao. As a CMD of MIDHANI, he will be expected to contribute in a bigger way in research, development, manufacture and supply of critical alloys and products of national security and strategic importance for defence, aerospace and atomic energy.
Likhi is a gold medallist in Metallurgical engineering from IIT, Roorkee, a Ph.D in Strategic Alliance from IIT Delhi. He began his career as a management trainee at SAIL’s Rourkela Steel Plant. He joined Midhani in 2011.
About Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)
• Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) is Hyderabad-based Public Sector Unit that works under the Ministry of defence.
• It was set up in 1976 with the objective of proving the nation self reliance in strategic materials. For over three decades now, the company has been handling challenging tasks of developing alloys, taking a lead position in indigenization of critical technologies and products.
• MIDHANI has now started offering its core competence of developing and manufacturing custom made alloys to suit the specific requirements of customers for their critical applications.
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Who: Dinesh Kumar Likhi
When: 1 September 2015