Meet ISSDA Team

Mr. K K Pahuja

President ISSDA

Mr. Pahuja has been part of steel industry for almost 40 years and worked in SAIL for more than 36 years, rising to the position of Executive Director. He has also worked with Ministry of Steel, deeply involved in policy making. His area of expertise has been Steel plant operations, Product development, Logistics, Management, Steel Industry turnaround transformation and Business excellence practices. He has been part of ISSDA since October 2016, driving efforts towards market growth and diversification of stainless steel end uses.


Mr. Rohit Kumar

Executive Director ISSDA

Mr. Rohit Kumar is presently Executive Director at Indian Stainless Steel Development Association. He brings with him a wealth of experience in various aspects of the stainless-steel industry. He is a post graduate in metallurgy from IIT Kanpur. Prior to joining ISSDA he has been associated with Jindal stainless in their research and development department and has also gained experience in product development of long products while working with Sunflag Iron and Steel.


Mr. Aman Chitkara

Mr. Aman Chitkara is associated with Stainless Steel industry since 2007 & his core area of work has been market development & strategic sales in Stainless Steel with Jindal Stainless Limited, Delhi. He is post graduate MBA - Marketing with B. Tech graduated from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. He has been working with ISSDA since 2019.


Mr. Jauslene George

Mr. Jauslene George core area of work has been Sales , Finance & Accounting, Market Development. He is MBA in Finance from AMITY University, Noida and has been working with ISSDA since 2010.


Mr. Rahul Raj

Mr. Rahul is a BA from P K Roy Memorial college, Dhanbad and has a degree in English language and holds the position of an Executive in ISSDA. His core area of work is Market development and Office admistration.


Consultants to ISSDA


Mr. Nagendra Kumar Vijayvargia, Consultant ISSDA

Mr. Nagendra Kumar Vijayvargia has worked in the prestigious organisation SAIL and holds experiences in many profile. His core area of work has been Quality control, Marketing and sales of Stainless steel flat products during entire term of his work with SAIL. He is BE from Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur and PGDM from AIMA. Now Mr. Vijayvergia is superannuated and working with ISSDA as a consultant.


Mr. Ravindranath Jonna

He completed his B.Tech (Metallurgy) from IIT, Madras in 1977. He joined SAIL, Salem Steel Plant, Salem in 1978 as Management Trainee (Technical) and worked in Production, Planning, Customer Services, Market Development, Domestic Marketing and Exports. He has travelled across the globe during his fifteen years stint as in-charge of Exports. He received Jawahar award for his contribution in improving exports from SSP. He has also received Regional Top Exporter Shield from EEPC (SR) for record growth of Exports. He superannuated in 2015 as DGM (Marketing), in-charge of Stainless Steel Marketing from SAIL, CMO. He has settled down in Visakhapatnam and presently helping ISSDA as advisor in spreading the knowledge about Stainless Steels & cost-effective uses of SS to improve the consumption in India.