Board Of Directors

Functional Directors Government Directors Non-Official Directors
Shri A K Jain
Chairman and Managing Director(Additional Charge)

Shri Shashank Priya

Special Secretary & Financial Adviser,Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(holding additional charge of SS&FA of Ministry of Heavy Industries),Part Time Official Director
Shri Vishweshwar Bhat
Non-Official Independent Director
Shri Vijay Mittal
Joint Secretary
Ministry of Heavy Industries
Part-time Official Director
Shri. Ramji Lal
Non-Official Independent Director
Board of Directors Contact Details
Shri A K Jain

Shri. A.K. Jain has been entrusted with the additional charge of the post of Chairman & Managing Director, HMT Limited w.e.f. 01.08.2021.

Shri A K Jain brings in 37 years of rich experience in wide range of business segments with his working in various capacities at BHEL.Presently, Shri. A.K. Jain is an Executive Director at BHEL, heading the Electronics Division & Electronics System Division, Bengaluru.Earlier to that, he was responsible for Railway & Defense Business at BHEL – Delhi. Prior to that he worked as Product Manager for Electrical Machines and Transportation Business at BHEL – Bhopal. He has done his Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS – Pilani. 

In various roles, he had the opportunity to drive the growth of BHEL by development of new products in Transportation, Power Plant Controls, Li-Ion Manufacturing and Electrical machines. He has worked in various functions of Engineering, Planning, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Project Execution and spearheaded various initiatives in up-gradation, modernization, retro-fitting, capacity augmentation and CAPEX which brought state-of-the-art plants and machinery thereby increasing the efficiency manifold.

Shri Shashank Priya

Shri Shashank Priya has been appointed as Part-time Official Director on the Board of HMT Limited w.e.f. 01.10.2019. He is presently posted as Special Secretary and Financial Adviser (SS&FA) in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (holding the additional charge of SS&FA in Ministry of Heavy Industries )Government of India.

Shri Shashank Priya, M.A., LL.B, aged 53 years is a Civil Servant belonging to 1988 batch of IRS (C&CE). Prior to joining the Ministry of Commerce and Industry as
Additional Secretary, Shri Shashank Priya worked as Joint Secretary in the GST Council. He has more than 30 years of experience of dealing with issues relating to
Indirect Tax and WTO. He has also worked in different fields of Customs and Central Excise such as Central Excise Division, Anti-Smuggling, Appraising, Vigilance and Export Promotion. He has acted as a resource person for several reputed institutions and made numerous presentations on GST and WTO issues before national and international audience in India and abroad.

Shri Shashank Priya does not hold any shares in HMT.

Shri Vijay Mittal

Shri Vijay Mittal was inducted as Part Time Official Director on the Board of HMT Ltd w.e.f. 25.03.2022. He is presently posted as Joint Secretary in Ministry of Heavy Industries, Government of India.

 He has done B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from College of Technology Pant Nagar, Uttarakhand and Post Graduate Diploma in Energy and Sustainable Development (PGDESD). He also holds Masters Diploma in Public Administration (MDPA) from IIPA, New Delhi. He belongs to Indian Ordnance Factory Service (IOFS: 1991) and prior to joining Ministry of Heavy Industries, he was posted as Deputy Director General in Directorate of Ordnance, Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence (MoD), New Delhi.

 Earlier he worked as Director in Ministry of Rural Development and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation implementing centrally sponsored schemes of rural sanitation of Government of India. As Deputy Director General, his responsibilities included management functions and control of seven new Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) in respect of policy making, enabling and facilitating necessary approvals of MoD. His responsibilities in earlier part of carrier included production and indigenization of critical defence stores in various units and acquisition of new weapon systems with Transfer of Technology. He has been recipient of prestigious awards of ‘AYUDH BHUSHAN’ in the year 2015 & 2019 and ‘AYUDH SHRI’ in the year 2005 for outstanding contribution towards new products and technologies in defence production for the organization.



Shri Vishweshwar Bhat

Shri Vishweshwar Bhat is presently Managing Director of Vishwakshara Media Private Ltd and Editor in Chief, Vishwavani, Kannada Daily.

Shri Vishweshwar Bhat has more than 20 years of work experience in the field of Mass Communication & Journalism. Worked as Editor in Chief of Suvarna News Channel, Kannada Prabha from 2011 to May 2015, Executive Managing Editor in Vijaya Karnataka from 2001 to 2010 etc. He also worked as Assistant Professor in Asian College of Journalism & Officer on Special Duty to Union Minister for Tourism & Culture, Government of India, New Delhi for three years. He has written more than 3500 articles, feature, profiles in various newspaper and magazines and also authored 65 books including 8 books on Journalism. He has also travelled across the world and visited 62 countries. He has received various awards including Rajyothsava Award instituted by Government of Karnataka during the year 2005

Shri. Ramji Lal

Shri. Ramji Lal aged 51 years Graduated B.Com from Dayalbagh University, Agra and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, New Delhi in the year 1997, having rich experience of more than 20 years of audit in many PSU Banks, Government Departments & Authorities, Firms, Companies etc,.

He is presently Practicing Chartered Accountant, Director of Urban Co-operative Bank, Mainpuri, Member of District Fee Regulatory Samiti, Mainpuri & Auditor of Canara Bank, IDBI Bank and Bank of Baroda, District Coordinator, Goswami Samaj Mainpuri, Legal Representative of District Hospital, Mainpuri etc.

He possesses professional experience in the field of Statutory Branch Audit of PSU Banks, Income Tax, Service Tax, GST, Authorised Legal Advisor etc. He has travelled across the world.

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