Mr.Debendranath Sarangi - Profile

Sri Debendranath Sarangi (holding Director Identification Number 01408349) holds M A (Political Science) from the University of Delhi and M Sc (Economics) from the University of Swansea U K. Sri Sarangi is an IAS (1977 Batch), Tamilnadu cadre. Sri Sarangi started his career in Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Tamilnadu Cadre as a Sub-Collector & retired as Chief Secretary, Govt of Tamilnadu. He also acted as the Advisor to the Government of Tamilnadu for few months after his retirement as Chief Secretary. In his 35 years of career as an IAS, he held the positions of Additional Secretary/ Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary in various departments of Govt of Tamilnadu i.e. Food & Civil Supplies, Co-operation, Transport, Revenue, Labour & Employment, Housing & Urban Development, Small Industries (now called as MSME), Forest & Environment, Youth Affairs & Sports. He also held positions of Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Chairman of Tamilnadu Industrial Development Corporation, Chairman of State Transport Corporations in Tamilnadu (7 such corporations in the state).

He was the key person in making and implementation of policies for housing, urban transportation, airport, seaport, railway modernisation, urban planning, urban infrastructure investment, SEZ promotion, investment through joint venture, labour and factory laws, revenue rules, provisions regarding land acquisition & compensation fixation, rehabilitation of the affected.

He serves on the Boards of 1. M/s Etica Developers Pvt Limited, 2. M/s Rohini Industrial Electricals Limited, 3. M/s Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Limited, 4. M/s Tamilnadu Petroproducts Limited, 5. M/s Universal Comfort Products Limited and 6. M/s Voltas Limited.