Shri Ashok Kumar Kalra has assumed charge as Director (HR) of Engineers India Ltd. (EIL) w.e.f. March 1, 2020.
Shri Kalra graduated in Civil Engineering from NIT Rourkela in 1985 and acquired an MBA (HRM) in 2011. He joined EIL in 1992, having worked for approx. six years in the Construction sector. He has more than 21 years of overall experience in Projects/ Construction spanning the areas of Refineries, Petrochemicals, Pipelines, Infrastructure, etc.
Shri Kalra has been associated with HR Directorate since 2007 and has a wide spectrum of experience in various facets of HR functions viz. Manpower Planning, Talent Acquisition, Talent Development, Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Policy formulations, Grievance Redressal, Welfare, Administration, Training, Industrial Relations, Talent Retention etc. He has been involved in formulating HR Vision, Mission & Objectives, Organization Restructuring, Institutionalising Leadership Development Programme, Implementing Rajbhasha Policy and Transforming HR as a Strategic Partner in the company’s operations.
Shri Kalra has also made extensive contribution in digitization of HR Processes & Policies, Corporate Planning, Corporate Branding and CSR. He is a certified Workplace Coach and a Mentor.
Prior to this, he was holding the position of Executive Director (HR) in EIL.