New office bearers elected for CII Odisha State Council 2021-22


Bhubaneswar: Manish Kharbanda, JSPL Group Advisor was elected as the new Chairman, CII Odisha State Council.

His name was announced at the first meeting of the reconstituted Odisha State Council held in Puri on 23 February.

Sridhar Patra, Chairman and Managing Director, National Aluminium Company Ltd has been elected as the Vice-Chairman, CII Odisha State Council for the year 2021-22.

Manish Kharbanda is a seasoned professional with several years of work experience in some of the best companies in Corporate India. At present, Khrabanda is working for Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL) as Group Advisor, Corporate Affairs, Legal & Sustainability.

Prior to this assignment, he successfully led the Mines and Minerals Business of JSPL as Executive Director – Group Head (Raw Material Sourcing) & Head of Odisha Affair.

As Executive Director – Global Ventures, Manish Khrabanda was managing the complete global business portfolio – identifying and canvassing organic and inorganic growth opportunities & managing operations.

Manish is an alumnus of Harvard Business School having added an Advanced Management degree to his rich academics. To his credit, Manish is an MBA from ICFAI specializing in Finance & HR. His academic repertoire also includes an Advanced Diploma in Finance (CFA charter) and Bachelors of Law from the University of Lucknow.

His deep knowledge of business, impeccable academics combined with passion, dedication and thought leadership has led to his meteoric growth in organizations.

Sridhar Patra is known for his “Simple Living-High Thinking Attitude”. He has carved a niche for himself and has earned the tag of result-driven and Team oriented leader.

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Sridhar Patra

Prior to assuming the charge as CMD, Patra was Director, Finance of NALCO. He has over 3 decades of experience on handling finance and accounts functions of PSUs.

His expertise and exposure is in corporate accounts, budgetary control, direct and indirect tax management, strategic financial and business planning.

Financial evaluation of contacts, cost excellence and treasury function are assets any organisation or company will strive and vouch for. Patra’s professionalism to all stakeholders, ‘hands on approach’ style and sharp business acumen has endeared him to one and all.