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ISMA Appoints Deepak Ballani as New Director General

The Indian Sugar & Bio-energy Manufacturers Association (ISMA) has appointed Mr. Deepak Ballani as its new Director General. With over 25 years of extensive experience in public policy, government affairs, and organizational management, Mr. Ballani brings a wealth of expertise to this pivotal role.

Previous Leadership Roles

Prior to joining ISMA, Mr. Ballani served as the Director General at The All India Plastics Manufacturers Association, where he spearheaded policy advocacy, government affairs management, and international partner management. His tenure witnessed notable progress in policy formulation, stakeholder engagement, and operational efficiency.

Mr. Ballani’s illustrious career journey includes notable positions with renowned organizations such as PwC India, UNIDO, NSIC, and others, where he led projects focusing on energy efficiency, technology transfer, and international business development.

Educational Background and Continuous Learning

Mr. Ballani holds a Post-Graduation degree in International Trade Management and embodies a dedication to continuous learning and innovation throughout his career.

A Warm Welcome from ISMA Leadership

Commenting on Mr. Ballani’s appointment, Mr. M Prabhakar Rao, President of ISMA, expressed his warm welcome, stating, “We are delighted to welcome Mr. Deepak Ballani as the new Director General of ISMA. His extensive experience and proven track record make him an invaluable addition to our team. We look forward to leveraging his expertise as we continue to drive the growth and sustainability of the sugar and bio-energy sector.”

Driving Sustainable Growth and Innovation

Mr. Ballani’s appointment comes at a pivotal moment when the government is emphasizing on achieving energy security for the country, with a target of reducing import dependence by adopting biofuels as one of the measures. ISMA seeks to navigate evolving industry dynamics regarding Ethanol and Bio-energy policies, poised to advance sustainable growth and innovation under Mr. Ballani’s capable leadership.

Expertise in Public Policy and Government Affairs

With his extensive experience in public policy, government affairs, and organizational management, Mr. Ballani is well-equipped to lead ISMA in its efforts to shape industry policies, foster stakeholder engagement, and drive operational efficiency within the sugar and bio-energy sector.

ISMA’s decision to appoint Mr. Deepak Ballani as the new Director General reflects the organization’s commitment to excellence and its dedication to driving sustainable growth and innovation in the sugar and bio-energy industry.

Important takeaways for all competitive exam:

  • ISMA HQ: New Delhi;
  • ISMA Established: 1932.

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