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Maheshwar Sahu appointed as Independent Director on board of RIL

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Maheshwar Sahu was on 20 February 2015 appointed as an Independent Director on the board of Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). He is a retired IAS officer. With Sahu’s appointment, the board of RILBSE -3.12 % now has 14 members that include eight independent directors.
Sahu is popularly known as the man behind the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s brainchild event- Vibrant Gujarat summit.

About Maheshwar Sahu

  • Maheshwar Sahu holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Public Administration from University of Birmingham, UK.
  • He holds more than 23 years of experience in civil service and 15 years of practical experience in industries including that of more than 5 years in Union Government.
  • Sahu was Additional Chief Secretary (Industries and Mining) in Gujarat government. He has also served as Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation.
  • He had also worked as Joint Secretary in Department of Telecom in Union Government and in Union Ministry of Environment & Forest as Joint Secretary.