T. K. Chand

T. K. Chand

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T. K. Chand Profile

  • Name:
  • T. K. Chand
  • Born:
  • November 17, 1959

T. K. Chand Biography

T. K. Chand is a mining veteran, executive, and author. He currently serves as the chairman and managing director of National Aluminium Company, the largest integrated aluminium unit in Asia. He got associated with mining and metal sector since 1982, and owns nearly 4 decades of experience in this field. He is a gold medallist from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. He took charge as chairman and managing director of National Aluminium Company on 27 July 2015. He has earlier served as the director of many organizations like RINL, CCL and I/c (Sales & Marketing), CCL. He is a board member of National Aluminium Company.


His full name is Tapan Kumar Chand. He was born on 17 November 1959 in Orissa. He has been a brilliant student in academics. He graduated in history, followed by Master’s in arts, public administration and history from Utkal University with a gold medal. Years later the university honoured him with awarded him the Honoris Causa D.Litt. He later completed his law studies from Andhra University. He became the director (P) of Central Coalfields Limited in 2007. From there on he served in many elite administrative positions over the years.


He is a recipient of numerous honours including Achievers of Odisha Award by The Times of India, India Gaurav Award, Jawaharlal Nehru Award and Corporate Governance Award, and the Highest Management Award, J Mathai National Fellowship Award for his contributions towards the field of nation building. He has authored a few books related to his field. Aluminium : The Future Metal was released in 2019. Aluminium: The Strategic Metal – is yet another book published by him, and both these books deal with the subject of Aluminium in nation building and construction.


Published: January 05, 2020

Updated: January 05, 2020

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