Mr. Debi Prasad Patra, after obtaining a Post Graduate degree in Political Science from Delhi University, began his career in the Government, when he joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1979 and was assigned to the West Bengal Cadre.
In his distinguished career spanning 24 years in Government, he held many important posts. Among them were his stints as Under Secretary, Home Department, District Magistrate of Darjeeling and South 24 Parganas, Director of Industries, Managing Director, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation and Secretary, Information Technology.
The highlights of his Government tenure were successful handling of the G.N.L.F agitation in Darjeeling leading to the historic Tripartite Accord in August 1988, taking bold initiatives in infrastructural projects in areas South of Kolkata (1989 – 1994), making substantial contribution to the industrial resurgence of West Bengal (1994 – 2001) and laying the platform for growth of IT industries that gained recognition for West Bengal as a destination for IT investment (2001 –2003).
In July 2003 he took voluntary retirement to join MCPI, as Joint Managing Director. In 2009 he took charge as Managing Director of India Power Corporation Limited ( IPCL ). He continues to be a member of the IPCL Board.
In July 2010 he returned to MCPI as its Executive Chairman and since November 2016, he has been functioning as its only Whole-time Director, managing day to day affairs of the company.
Mr. Debi Prasad Patra
MCPI Management Team
Mr. Ananta Charan Mishra
Executive Vice President and Plant Head
Mr. Mishra has over 40 years of rich experience in various Refining and Petrochemical process operations, Corporate Planning, Optimisation of supply chain, Project evaluation and implementation. Prior to joining MCPI, he has worked with Indian Oil Corporation for 34 years in various capacities and was last posted at Haldia Refinery as Executive Director.
Mr. Mishra holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from NIT Rourkela
Mr. Amitava Banerjee
Vice President – Marketing & Raw Materials
Mr. Banerjee has over 26 years experience in Marketing, Raw Material Procurement, Logistics, Planning & Projects in polymer processing and PTA industries. He has working experience in Singapore as General Manager – Global Feedstock Procurement for Mitsubishi Chemical PTA business.
Mr. Banerjee holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology and has attended Management Development Programs at IIM Calcutta and ISB, Hyderabad.
Mr. Nabendu Dasgupta
Vice President – Corporate Planning & HR
Mr. Dasgupta has over 30 years experience in Commissioning and Operation of Chemical Plants, Quality Assurance & Laboratory, Procurement, IT and HR. Prior to joining MCPI, he has worked in various capacities with ICI Limited, Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd, Kesoram Industries Ltd. and was last posted at Kesoram Industries Rishra Plant as Factory Head.
Mr. Dasgupta holds a degree in Chemistry from Calcutta University and a B.Tech in Polymer from Science College, Calcutta. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Institute of Modern Management, Kolkata.
Mr. Supriya Dasmal
Vice President- Engineering
Mr. Dasmal has over 25 years of experience in mechanical maintenance, debottlenecking, condition monitoring of rotary & static equipment, preventive maintenance and TPM (Total Productive Maintenance). Prior to joining MCPI, he has worked with H.L.Malhotra & Sons Ltd. and Consolidated Fibres & Chemicals Ltd.
Mr. Dasmal holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from B.E.College, Shibpur.
Mr. Ambar Baran Bhowmik
Vice President- Production
Mr. Bhowmik has over 20 years of experience in PTA plant operations, design, construction, commissioning, stabilization, optimization and debottlenecking. He has worked for 2 years at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Technology Center, Kurosaki, Japan for designing PTA plants.
Mr. Bhowmik holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Jadavpur University,Kolkata.
Mr. Tanay Mitra
Vice President – Planning , Technology Development & Projects
Mr. Mitra has over 19 years of experience in Process Engineering and Commissioning, Plant performance monitoring and optimisation, coordination with Technology Licensor and equipment supplier, new investment projects and Operation Management in PTA and petrochemical plants. Prior to joining MCPI, he has worked with Indian Oil Corporation and Reliance Industries Limited.
Mr. Mitra holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
Mr. Gautam Pal
Vice President- Utility, SHE & Quality
Mr. Pal has over 23 years of experience in Power and Utilities in the Polyester and Chemical sectors, with cross-functional exposure in Operations, Projects, Safety, Environment and Quality. He has worked for 2 years at MCC Technology Center, Kurosaki, Japan. Prior to joining MCPI, he has worked with Sanghi Polyesters Ltd, and Raymond Synthetics Ltd.
Mr. Pal holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Government Engineering College, Jabalpur and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Entrepreneurship from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.