Dr. Malay Kumar Pradhan

Deputy Director of Factories & Boilers (Safety) Headquarters

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(+91) - 943-921-0915


Contact Address :

Office of the Director of Factories and Boilers,

Unit-3, Kharavela Nagar, Bhubaneswar,

Dist: Khurda, Odisha

Pin: 751003

Professional Experience

  • Presently held the post of Deputy Director of Factories & Boilers (Safety) Headquarters, Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Government of Odisha.

  • Remain in-charge of Safety Cell and Industrial Hygiene Laboratory under the overall control of the Chief Inspector of Factories & Boilers and ensure installations and functioning of equipment in the Industrial Hygiene Laboratory. To supervise the work of the officers and staff manning the Safety Cell, Industrial Hygiene Laboratory and Statistics branch of the Head Office.
  • Examine and analyze cases of accidents, dangerous occurrences and occupational ill-health in factories and boiler plants. To identify factories prone to such hazards and conduct survey of such factories at least once in each quarter.
  • In charge of Safety, Health and Environment matters in the Factories in the state of Odisha and the workers employed therein.
  • Responsible for scrutiny and inspection in Design, Manufacture, Quality assurance, Installation, Erection, Operation, Repair, Maintenance and Certification aspects of Boiler plants along with its connected Pipelines and equipments.
  • Conduct awareness training programmes in the Industries across the state of Odisha to sensitize the industrial workers in the field of Safety and occupational Health.
  • Responsible for implementation of various Acts, Rules and Regulations under state and central acts.
  • Involved in the process of amendment and formation of new rules and acts for industrial safety under state and central act.
  • Involved in the inspection of chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response) Rules, 1996 (limited provisions only) under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
  • Implementation and monitoring of process for manufacture, storage & import of Hazardous Chemical according to Rules, 1989 (limited provisions only) under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
  • Responsible as a team member for developing disaster management system in major accident hazard as well as accident-prone factories of the state (Odisha) to prevent and mitigate chemical and Industrial disasters.
  • Scrutiny of plans, technical specifications and documents along with Safety & Health Policy, Material Safety Data Sheet, Process Flowchart, On-site Emergency Plan, etc. for the purpose of Approval, Registration and Licensing of factories under the Factories Act, 1948.
  • Scrutiny of design, drawings, technical specifications and documents in respect of boilers, steam pipelines and related equipments under Indian Boiler Regulations for the purpose of registration and certification.
  • To review and analyse accidents and dangerous occurrences and suggest remedial measures.
  • To assess performance of Safety Officers deployed by different factories for acceptance under the Factories Act.
  • To review On-site Emergency Plan and detailed Disaster Control measures and assess its workability for acceptance by Authority.
  • To carry out technical competency and assessment of persons / Institutions for recognition as Competent Person in respect of Stability of Buildings and Structures, examination and testing of Hoists, Lifts, Cranes and other Lifting Machines, Pressure vessels, Piping and plant thereof, Confined space containing Dangerous fumes, Ventilation systems, Process of sand blasting, Asbestos processing, etc.
  • To ensure medical examination and surveillance of industrial workers exposed to hazardous work environment.
  • To ensure monitoring of work environment in different processes involving dust, fume, hazardous chemicals, noise, etc.
  • To assess Safety and Health Management System in different factories of the State.
  • To scrutinize Safety Audit Reports and ensure compliance.
  • To assess technical competence of firms / persons for recognition as Boiler Manufacturer / Erector / Repairer under Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950.
  • To conduct Boiler Operation Engineer / Boiler Attendant / Welder Certification Examination for the purpose.
  • To conduct various promotional programmes such as training, seminar, workshop on safety and occupational health.
  • To carry out periodic review and performance assessment of field officers.

Field Activities

  • To inspect selected Major Accident Hazard and Accident Prona factories.
  • To impart special thrust on all accident-prone and 2(cb) category Factories (i.e. the factories involving hazardous processes as defined in First Schedule).
  • To provide advice on proper repair and maintenance of boilers as and when required in the event of detection of defect or failure.
  • To investigate accidents and dangerous occurrences and take appropriate action.
  • To enquire into the complaints and take remedial measures.

Educational Background

Degree

Discipline

Institute/University

Year

Class

Ph.D. Safety, Health and Environment Sambalpur University 2009 Degree Awarded
M.E. Heat Power Engineering University College of Engineering, Burla 2003 1st
PG Diploma Environmental Education & Management Sambalpur University 2001 1st
LLB General Mayurbhanj Law College, Utkal University 1997 1st
BSc. Engineering Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar 1989 1st

Publications

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“Safety in use of Boilers”

Published in the Souvenir released during National Seminar on Boilers in the 21st Century – Towards more efficiency, Safety, economy and Environment (11th – 13th March, 1999) organized by Directorate of Factories and Boilers, Govt. of Orissa and MDC on SHE (A Govt. of Orissa – sponsored autonomous body).

“Management of Industrial disaster”

Published in the proceedings of National Seminars on Disaster Management November 12-13, 1999 conducted by University College of Engineering, Burla.

“Safety in use of Boilers, Statue Vs Status”

Published in the Energy magazine named Energy Scenario in Volume III, Issue 1, Oct-December 1999. – published quarterly from Mumbai. (National Publication).

“Off-site Emergency Plan”

Published in the souvenier– during – Training & Workshop on Technological Emergency Management for District Administration & Industries (8-9 April, 2000) sponsored by; MoEF, Govt. of India organized by MDC on SHE Govt. of Orissa sponsored autonomous body.

“Vehicular Pollution vis-à-vis Emission Norms”

Published in the souvenir during National Seminar on "Road Safety, a National Concern" (27-28 November, 2000) organized by MDC on SHE, Govt. of Orissa sponsored Autonomous body.

“Industrial Disaster”

Published in the souvenir during a Seminar on “Industrial and Mines Safety” at Orissa School of Mining Engg., Keonjhar on 28.04.2001.

“Conservation of Energy in a Rice Mill with special reference to the Boiler”

Published in the souvenir during the Seminar on “Energy Conservation and Management” sponsored by Dept. of Industries, Govt. of Orissa and organized by UCE, Burla on 10.02.2002.

“Efficient Operation of Boiler and Energy Conservation Tips”

Published in the souvenir during the workshop organized by NPC, Bhubaneswar; sponsored by Central Boiler Board, Govt. of India at Bargarh on 05.08.2002.

“Corporate Social Responsibility: A case Study on Quality of Life of People Around Bargarh Cement Works of Odisha”

Published in Maxwell Scientific Organization, Manchester, UK, 30 October 2009.

“Back to Basics on Safety”

Published in the Souvenir during the Seminar on Organizing & Motivation for occupational Health & Safety culture in emerging Industrial senario on Bhubaneshwar on 15th May 2013.

“Safety - A State of Mind”

Published in the Souvenir during the state level workshop on safety of Blast Furnace, Organised by Safety Dept., Govt. of Odisha.

“Sailent features in project safety”

Published in the Souvenir during Odisha State Safety Conclave - 2013 on Theme: Safety First Safety Always organized by IQEMS & Supported by Ministry of Labor & Employment, Govt. of Odisha;Dept. of Labor & ESI, Govt. of Odisha; OSDMA & Disaster Management Institute Bhopal, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh(M.P.), on 13th & 14th September 2013.

“Ergonomics and Human Factors at work”

Published in the Conference Proceedings of National conference on Bio-Mechanical Science (NCBMS 2014), Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, 7-8 March 2014.

Industrial Project Undertaken

Associated as an expert member in the project work on “Socio-Economic Profile, Health Status Survey, Nutritional Anthropometry and Quality of Life Study of the People with in 10 Km radius of Bargarh Cement Works (ACC)”, Bargarh during Aug-Dec 2007.

Appointed as Resource person

  • Appointed as guest lecturer to deliver talk on “Industrial Psychology and Behavioral Science” at Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhar on 2nd Dec. 1997.
  • Appointed to deliver talks on “Vehicular Pollution, Hazop and Hazon study” in AICTE-ISTE National Level STTP for safety management in industries, U.C.P. Engineering School, Berhampur on 10th-23th December 2001.
  • Appointed as Chief Guest and also spoke on the National Safety Day (4th March 2007) at M/s: Hindalco Industries Ltd. (Hirakud Smelter).
  • Resource person on one day training programme on “Safety in process Industry” organized by M/s. ACC Ltd., Bargarh on 28th Dec 2009.
  • Attended the training course on “Disaster Crisis Management” at Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Govt. of Odisha, Bhubaneswar from 12th Jan 2010 to 16th Jan 2010.
  • Appointed speaker on “Safety- A State of Mind” in the Orissa State Safety Conclave (OSSC-2010) organized by Orissa State Productivity Council during 14th -15th Sept, 2010.
  • Resource person on a seminar on “Construction safety” on M/s. Utkal Alumina International Ltd., Rayagada on 22nd Nov 2010.
  • Resource person on a seminar on “Industrial Safety” organized by M/s. Utkal Alumina International Ltd., Rayagada on 22nd Nov 2010.
  • Resource person on a seminar on “Industrial Safety is the key to productivity” at VSS University and Technology, Burla organized jointly by Odisha State Productivity Council and Directorate of Factories & Boilers, Odisha on 8th Dec 2010.
  • Being appointed as a “Moderator of Environment Science Department”, Sambalpur University attended on the subject on “Industrial Safety course” on 9th Dec 2010.
  • Resource person on the “International Conference on Energy Environment and Development (ICEED)”, Sambalpur University, Burla on 10th Dec 2010.
  • Resource Person in the International Conference on Energy, Environment and Development: From Stockholm to Copenhagen and beyond (ICEED-2010) organised by Sambalpur University, Burla in collaboration with National Environmentalist association (NEA) Ranchi during 10th-12th Dec 2010.
  • Resource person on a Seminar on “Top Challenges in safety in 21st Century” at JJ Irani Center for Learning a Tata Refractories ltd., Belpahar on 3rd Feb 2011.
  • Resource person on “Construction Safety” organized by OSPA in association with Directorate of Factories & Boilers, Odisha at M/s. Lanco Babandha Power Ltd., Dhenkanal on 25th Mar 2011.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Emergency Preparedness” organized by National Safety Council, Mumbai and presented one technical paper on Emergency Plan of Odisha on 8th Aug 2011.
  • Appointed speaker on “Back to Basics of Safety” in the Orissa State Safety Conclave (OSSC-2011) organized by Orissa State Productivity Council during 14th -15th Sept, 2011
  • Being appointed as an “expert visited ash pond of CPP”, Nalco along with the member of the committee appointed by Govt. of Odisha on 19th Sep 2011.
  • Resource Person for the technical session on “Strategic Environmental Management” in Kushagra International Management Conclave 2011, KIIMS, Bhubaneswar on 3rd Dec. 2011.
  • Appointed as a Jury in Environment, Safety & Health Awards-2012 organizd by CII-Odisha chapter for the industries of the state (Aug-2012).
  • Appointed speaker on “Development of Safety Culture” in the Odisha State Safety Conclave (OSSC-2012) organized by Orissa State Productivity Council during 14th -15th Sept 2012.
  • Resource person on “Environment and Safety” organized by M/s. Kapilas Cement Works, Tangi, Cuttack on 17th Sep 2012.
  • Being a member of technical committee of State Pollution Control Board, Odisha visited M/s. NTPC, Dadri, NCR, New Delhi to study the “Ash Management including ash mould for implementation of the same in the ask pond” of M/s. Nalco Ltd., Angul on 6th Nov 2012.
  • Session Chair in 1st International Conference on Best Practices in Supply Chain Management (BPSCM 2012), Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar on 22th-23th November 2012.
  • Appointed as a Judge in 25th Convention on QC Circles State Level Competition, Odisha (11th Dec, 2012) organizd by CII-Odisha chapter for the industries of the state.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Safety” organized by OSPA at Jharsuguda on 20th Dec 2012.
  • Attended as a Chief Guest in the “Safety Day celebration” at M/s. Hindustan Cocacola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., Khurda on 4th Mar 2013.
  • Attended as a Chief Guest in the “Safety Day celebration” at M/s. IMFA, Choudwar, Cuttack on 4th Mar 2013.
  • Chief Guest on the occasion of “National Safety Day celebration” at M/s. IMFA, Choudwar on 4th Mar 2013.
  • Resource person on “Safety Standard of factory” organized at M/s. Aditya Aluminium Ltd., Jharsuguda on 22nd Mar 2013.
  • Resource person on “Industrial safety and accident prevention in M/s. IMFA, Choudwar, Cuttack on 24th Mar 2013.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention” at M/s. IFFCO, Paradeep on 17th Apr 2013.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention” at M/s. Paradeep Phospate Ltd., Paradeep on 17th Apr 2013.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention” at M/s. Cargil India Pvt. Ltd., Paradeep on 18th Apr 2013.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention” at M/s. IMFA, Choudwar, Cuttack on 24th Apr 2013.
  • Appointed speaker on “Organising and Motivating for Occupational Health and Safety Culture in Emerging Industrial Scenario” in the organized by Orissa Safety Promotional Association on 15th May 2013.
  • Resource person on “Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention” at M/s. Jindal Steel & Power Ltd., Angul on 27th Jul 2013.
  • Being appointed as an expert of State Council of Technical Education verified the infrastructure, technical competency of M/s Centurian University of Technology and Management, Plot No. 136 & 137 at Ramachandrapur, Jatni, Khurda and Challengers Academy of SHE, Bhubaneswar for recognition by Govt. for conduct of process on industrial safety on 8th Aug 2013.
  • Resource person on a training programme on “Project safety” at M/s. Tata Steel Kalinga Nagar Project, Jajpur on 22nd Aug 2013.
  • Resource person on a programme on “Industrial Safety” at M/s. Jindal Stainless Ltd., Jajpur on 22nd Aug 2013.
  • Appointed speaker on “Strategies for a Safe Work Environment” in the Orissa State Safety Conclave (OSSC-2013) and also a “Panelist” organized by Orissa State Productivity Council during 13th -14th Sept, 2013.
  • Chief Guest and Resource person on a training programme on “current trend in industrial safety and fire protection engineering” at Puri organized by National Safety Council, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India on 24th Sep 2013.
  • Resource person on “Efficient operation and maintenance of Boilers” organized by National Productivity Council organized at Cuttack on 9th Oct 2013.
  • Appointed speaker in the “State Level Workshop on Safety of Blast Furnaces” on 15th Feb 2014 organised by Directorate of Factories & Boilers, Govt. of Odisha and Tata Steel.
  • Session Chair in “National Conference” on Bio-Mechanical Science (NCBMS 2014) , Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar on 7th-8th March 2014.
  • Resource person in the workshop on “Safety and Occupational Health Management System in M/s. Emami Paper Mills, Balasore” on 17th Jun 2014.
  • Assessed “mock drill” conducted by M/s.IOCL Bottling Plant, Balasore in presence of Dist. Administration of Balasore District and the nearby factories on 17th Jun 2014.
  • Resource Person in the workshop on “Industrial Safety and Accident Prevention conducted by Bargarh Cement Works, Bargarh” on 23rd Jun 2014.
  • Assessed “mock drill” conducted by M/s. ACC Bargarh cement Works, Bargarh on 23rd Jun 2014.
  • Appointed as Jury in 10th CII Best Practices on ESH Competition on 01st Aug 2014.
  • Appointed as Convenor of States Safety Award Committee.
  • Appointed as Vice-Chairman of NSC - Odisha Chapter.
  • Appointed as President of Odisha Factories & Boilers Inspection Service Association(OFBISA) for period 2011-2013.
  • Appointed as General Secretary of Odisha Factories & Boilers Inspection Service Association(OFBISA) for period 2009-2011.
  • Appointed as Executive Member of Boiler Federation of India
  • Appointed as General Secretary of College of Engineering and Technology(CET) Alumini Association.
  • Appointed as Secretary of Boiler Attendant Competency Certification(BACC),Govt. of Odisha.
  • Appointed as resource person in the Industry Academia Conclave at ITER, SOA University, and acted as chairman in the Technical Session – IV on 17 July 2014.
  • Conducted a training program on Accidental Prevention at Bhusan Power & Steel Ltd. Sambhalpur on 28th October 2014.
  • Convened the district crisis group meeting of khurda Dist. in the conference hall of the collectorate under the chairmanship of collector & Dist. Magistrate, Khurda on 9th September 2014.
  • Appointed as a Guest speaker on the Interaction session on Expectation of regularity authority on safety, occupational health & work environment with the HOD of cell Plants at Management Training Institute, Ranchi on 11th September 2014.
  • Addressed the senior executive of JSL Stainless Ltd. Jajpur road in Industrial Safety & Accidental Prevention for the supervisors & the executives on 19th September 2014.
  • Appointed as a speaker during Odisha State Safety Conclave – 2014 at Bhubaneswar organized by IQEMS & supported by Ministry of Labor & Employment, Govt. of Odisha; Dept. of Labor & ESI, Govt. of Odisha; South Africa high commissioner on 26th & 27th September 2014.
  • Appointed as a speaker during weld skill 2014 organized by AESPL & supported by Indian Institute of Welding, Kolkata.
  • Conducted Training program at Paradeep Phosphates Ltd. on industrial safety & accidental prevention for the supervisor & the executives on 19th November 2014.
  • Conducted a mock drill at kunj alloys Pvt. Ltd., Mancheswar on 26th November 2014.
  • Conducted a training program on Industrial Safety & Accident Prevention for the supervisor & executives of Bhusan steel Ltd., Dhenkanal on 11 December 2014.
  • Appointed as a member of the committee by Govt. of Odisha, to conduct visits to MH & other Factories to review the safety measures & suggest appropriate corrective measures, by Govt. order no. 10385 dated 20th December 2014.
  • Conducted an awareness training program on Industrial Safety for the executives of Rourkela Steel Plant, Rourkela on 27 January 2015.

Involved in Academic Activities

  • Member, Board of Studies of Siksha ‘O’ Anushandhan University for M.Tech program in Mechanical Engineering.
  • External Examiner for annual practical examination-2001 at PKAIET, Bargarh.
  • Question Setter for Siksha ‘O’ Anushandhan University and state council for technical education.
  • Appointed as a member of Board of Moderators by Vice Chancellor, Sambalpur University for PG Diploma Examination in Industrial Safety and Health.

Radio Talk Delivered

  • 30/8/1994 recorded a radio talk on the subject “Shramika Manankara Surakshya O' Tara Ain” which was broadcasted in AIR, Cuttack on 31/8/1994.
  • 22/02/1995 recorded a radio talk on the subject “Silpa Surakhya O Sramik for Silpa Pragati program” which was broadcasted in AIR, Cuttack on 01/03/1995.
  • 12/10/1996 recorded a radio talk on the subject “Karakhanare Surakhya pain Ain” which was broadcasted in AIR, Cuttack on 16/10/1996.
  • 27/2/98 recorded a radio talk on the subject “Kalakarakhanare Dhurghatana O' Tara Pratikara” for industry programme, which was broadcasted in AIR, Cuttack on 4/3/98.
  • 9/3/2006 participated in Group Discussion in Oriya on “Sramika Manakara Nirapatta Samasya O' Tar Samadhana Byabastha” which was broadcasted in AIR, Sambalpur on 10/3/06.
  • 13/6/06 attended the Interview in Oriya on “Shramika Nirjatana Rokiba Pain Prachalita Ain” which was broadcasted in AIR, Sambalpur on 19/6/06.
  • 14/2/08 attended the Interview in Oriya on “Shilpanchalare Paribesha Surakshya Pain Ain” which was broadcasted in AIR, Sambalpur on 18/2/08.
  • 7/3/08 attended the Interview in Oriya on “Shilpanchalare Shramika Surakshya Pain Ain” which was broadcasted in AIR, Sambalpur on 10/3/08.

Training Programme Undergone

  • Industrial Ergonomics for Augmenting Safety, Health & Productivity at Work (21.09.93 – 30.09.93) from Central Labour Institute, Bombay, Govt. of India.
  • Basic Course for Inspectors of Factories Organised by Central Labour institute, Govt. of India, Bombay from 3rd to 28th January 1994.
  • Refresher Course for Executive Development (16.05.94 – 21.05.94) from Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Bhubaneswar, Govt. of Orissa.
  • Participated in Regional Conference on Prevention and Control of Waste, effluent and Accident in Industries organized by MDC, Odisha during 22-23 Dec. 1994.
  • Manufacturing process of Modern Boilers and Inspection Techniques to ensure quality control in Boiler Plants (17.4.95 – 29.4.95) at BHEL, Trichy.
  • Chemical Safety for Inspector of Factories (14.12.98 – 18.12.98) from Regional Labour Institute, Calcutta, Govt. of India.
  • Training on High Pressure Boilers (07.09.99 – 14.09.99) at BHEL, Trichy.
  • AICTE-ISTE sponsored short-term training programme on “Numerical Methods in Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer” (December 24-28, 2001) organized by Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engg., Burla.
  • Training on “Major Accident Hazard Control and Chemical safety” at Regional Labour institute, Kanpur, Govt. of India, Ministry of Labour during 14-18 February, 2005.
  • Training on Disaster Crisis Management (12 – 16 January, 2010), a sponsored program of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi, organized by Gopabandhu Academy of Administration, Bhubaneswar.
  • Training on National Seminar in “Humanizing Work Environment in Industries for Creating a Positive Safety and Health Culture” organized by DGFASLI, Govt. of India, Mumbai on 25th October 2010.
  • Participated in an Innovative workshop on “Banking in 21st Century: Issues and Challenges” organized by Kushagra Institute of Information and Management Science (KIIMS), Bhubaneswar held on 21.01.2012.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Life Member - National Safety Council (NSC)
  • Life Member - Indian Society for Non Destructive Testing (ISNT)
  • Life Member - Quality Circle Forum of India (QCFI)
  • Life Member - Indian Society for Tranining and Development (ISTD)
  • Life Member - Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
  • Life Member - Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
  • Life Member - Institution of Engineers India (IEI)
  • Life Member - Quality Circle of India (QCI)

Awards and Honours

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Dr. Malay Kumar Pradhan

Date of Birth: 01.05.1967


Permanent Address:

Baghra Road

Ward No: 19, Post: Baripada

Dist: Mayurbhanj, Odisha

Pin: 757001


Contact Address:

Office of the Director of Factories and Boilers,

Unit-3, Kharavela Nagar, Bhubaneswar,

Dist: Khurda, Odisha

Pin: 751003


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