BEML Ltd Appoints Debi Prasad Satpathy as the Director of HR


Bangalore: BEML Ltd announced the appointment of Debi Prasad Satpathy as the Director HR, following his selection by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel in March 2024. He was serving as the Executive Director-HR at BEML Ltd and brings over 30 years of experience in the field of Human Resource and Development in both Central and State Government sectors.


Welcoming him into the BEML Board of Director,  Shantanu Roy, CMD- BEML said, “With over three decades of experience in human resources, Satpathy has led initiatives in HR and CSR that have significantly contributed to the company’s growth and productivity. I am sure that he will continue to lead BEML Ltd. in a progressive direction ahead.”

Taking the charge as Director HR, D P Satpathy expressed, “I am honoured to be selected for this prestigious position, where my responsibilities towards the people and management of BEML Ltd. will be enhanced. The BEML management has progressive plans ahead, and I am eager to actively contribute to creating a congenial environment and making this company a great place to work.”

Debi Prasad Satpathy began his illustrious career as an Executive Trainee at the Nagaon Paper Mill of Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd in Assam. Over the years, he demonstrated exceptional leadership and proficiency, progressing to the role of Manager HR within 15 years.

In 2011, Satpathy joined BEML Limited, Bangalore, to head the Industrial Relation and Recruitment Department and subsequently led the personnel department of BEML’s rail coach unit at the Bangalore Complex, where his active contributions included the introduction of SAP HCM modules and the development of tailor-made IT modules for HR processes.

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He has played a pivotal role in negotiating pay revisions and various long-term settlements with unions. He has also been actively involved in formalising Government of India initiatives such as CSR, Swachh Bharat, and Skill India.

D P Satpathy holds a B. Sc (Honours) and an MA in Industrial Relation and Personnel Management from Berhampur University, reflecting his strong academic background in the field.