Executive Director and VZI ManCo Anchor
24 April 2020
BE – Mining, FCC – Metal, EPBF – IIM A
Skills & Experience
Laxman is a National Award-winning Senior Executive, leader, pioneer & strategist with 30 years of rich & insightful experience in the Metals & Mining industry.
Successfully grown from hands on roles that of a Mining Engineer to Business Head at VZI, holding the distinction of having ably performed in PSU as well as the corporate environment.
Laxman led the HZL metal production transition from predominantly open pit operations to fully underground operations in a sustainable manner.
He has driven the HZL as Director Operations overseeing both mines & smelter over a year, and played a vital role in the expansion of the world renowned Rampura-Agucha open pit mine from 1.35 Mtpa to 6.15Mtpa in phases and transition from open pit to Underground Mine to commence its production during the year 2012-13.
Laxman is accredited with facilitating & spearheading the world’s first concurrent Open pit and UG mining operations
Current External Appointments
Co-Chair of FICCI Non-Ferrous Metals Committee, New Delhi
Research council team, CSIR-CIMFR- Dhanbad.
Member - Board of Mining Examination (Metal) Directorate General of Mines Safety- Dhanbad