Mr. Lal is B.Sc (Met. Engg) I.I.T
BHU, AMIIM with four decades
of experience in setting up and operating mega projects in various parts of the country. He started
his career with Steel Authority of India Limited, Bhilai in 1969. He was Joint Managing Director of Bellary Steels and Alloys Limited for the period between November 2001 and February 2002 and Executive Director- Operation and Projects of JSW Steel Limited from June 2002 to March 2008. He was awarded Jawaharlal Nehru Award in 1975 by Bhilai Steel Plant (Steel Authority of India Limited) for meritorious work in iron making and by RDCIS in 1994 for technical paper on Tundish Modelling.