TCL -Troop Comforts Limited ,Kanpur


1 Shri Santosh Kumar Sinha Chairman & Managing Director 2453732 - Kanpur
2 Shri Atul Gupta Director (Operation) 2984764/2400142 - Kanpur
3 Maj Gen Ravi Rajeshekhar Patil Director (Human Resource) 2984852 - Kanpur
4 Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Saxena Director (Finance) 2986970 - Kanpur
5 Shri Rajeev Prakash Govt. Nominated Director -- -

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Shri Santosh kumar sinha

Chairman & Managing Director

Shri Santosh Kumar Sinha is appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of the Troop Comforts Limited with effect from October 1, 2021. He is Gold Medallist in B.Sc. Physics and also holds post graduate degree of M. Tech from Geophysics. He also has PGDM in Personnel Management.

Shri Sinha is an Indian Ordnance Factories Services (IOFS) officer of 1986 Batch and joined as Asstt Works Manager at Ordnance Factory Dum Dum in Jan 1987. He has been associated with Indian Ordnance Factories for over 34 years. He gained vast and diverse experience in all areas and various domains of Administration, Planning, Production and Supply Chain Management. He has worked in OFB Headquarter and many Ordnance Factories such as Gun & Sell Factory Cossipore, Vehicle Factory Jabalpur, Grey Iron Foundry Jabalpur & Ordnance Clothing Factory, Shahjahanpur in various capacities. At Ordnance Factory Board Kolkata, he was working as Deputy Director General, Quality Control Division. As a head of the QC Division, he was instrumental in defining role of QA Agencies in OFs. He had also served Ordnance Factory Board as Deputy Director General in the Capacity of Head of Personnel and Industrial Relations department.

He has served as General Manager Ordnance Factory Dehu Road and Ordnance Factory Ambernath where he gained experience in the production of Pyrotechnic Ammunition including various igniters and production of various brass, steel and aluminium Ammunition Hardwares.

Shri Sinha has also worked on deputation in Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) under Ministry of Jal Shakti.

Shri Sinha with his rich and varied experience had provided solutions related to intricate technical problems and strategic issues. He provided valuable inputs as a Chairman of S.K. Sinha Committee formed for re-deployment and re-training of manpower of OEF Group of Indian Ordnance Factories. He had also extensively contributed to GOl's "Make in India" strategy by developing Manufacturing of various ordnance and ordnance equipment, and had set roadmap for enhancing self-reliance & self-sufficiency through indigenization efforts for obsolescence management and for developing alternate technology leading to product improvement & reduction in cost.

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Shri Atul Gupta

Director (Operation)

Shri Atul Gupta has taken over as Director (Operations) of Troop Comforts Ltd with effect from October 1, 2021. Prior to taking over as Director, Shri Atul Gupta was holding the post of General Manager, Vehicle Factory Jabalpur. He also headed one more Ordnance Factory, Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur as General Manager.

Pursuant to completing B.Tech (Mechanical Engg) & M.Tech (Production Engg) from IIT Roorkee, Shri Atul Gupta acquired degree of MBA (Finance).

He has worked in various capacities in OFB Headquarter and many Ordnance Factories such as Small Arms Factory Kanpur, Machine Tool Prototype Factory Ambernath, Ordnance Equipment Factory, Kanpur & Ordnance Clothing Factory, Shahjahanpur. At Ordnance Factory Board Kolkata, he was working as Deputy Director General, Material Management Division. As a head of MM Division, he was instrumental in transforming OFB’s policy framework of Material Procurement.

He has rich experience of over 33 years in manufacturing of B-Vehicles, Gears, Gear Boxes, Transmission units of A & B Vehicles, Production Management of Clothing & Leather technology and Castings. In addition he has vast experience in Contract Management, Information Technology, e-procurement & MIS.

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Maj Gen. Ravi Rajeshekhar Patil

Director (Human Resource)

Major General RR Patil was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery and has completed 36 years of distinguished service with the Indian Army, during which he has held a number of critical appointments in the field of operations, operational logistics, human capital enhancement, inventory management and administration of large organisations.

The officer has immense experience in working with multinational and multi-agency teams, which has provided him with deep insights into successful organisational cultures. He has had a number of tenures along the Northern, Western and Eastern borders of the country where he was responsible for stocking and feed-forward of supplies, ammunition, specialised clothing, air maintenance equipment and other important accessories for troops deployed on the Line of Actual control. He was part of a major force restructuring of the Indian Army including new raisings and relocation of existing formations, managing their equipment and logistics profile as the Deputy Director General in the Military Operations Directorate.

He has immense command experience in that he commanded an infantry division on the Western Front. As Major General Operational Logistics of the sensitive and critical Kolkata based Eastern Command of the Indian Army, the officer was involved in the execution of a host of projects in varied fields such as land administration, arms and ammunition stocking and deployment, clothing and rations of frontline troops and integrating the logistics plan with the intent and operational directives of the Eastern Army Commander.

In his previous appointment as Additional Director of Strategic Communications, the officer was responsible for interface of the defence forces with print, electronic and social media.

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Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Saxena


Dr Sanjeev Kumar Saxena an Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS), 1989 batch officer, took over as Director (Finance) of TCL with effect from September 15th 2021. Prior to that he was heading Materials Management & Indigenization functions at Heavy Vehicle Factory, Avadi, Chennai, under Ordnance Factory Board. He has 31 years of experience in Defence manufacturing. He also has rich experience at OF Board in Business Strategy, HR, R&D and Quality management functions. In addition he was Director at National Academy of Defence Production, Nagpur.

Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from GECT, Raipur in 1986, he Post graduated ( M. Tech) from IIT, Kanpur in 1988 and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from MDI, Gurgaon in 1998. He has been awarded Doctorate in Management by BITS, Pilani in 2017.

Shri Rajeev Prakash

Govt. Nominated Director

Shri Rajeev Prakash has completed B.A. Honors in English from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi and M.A. in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University. He is a 1995 batch Indian Post & Telecommunication Accounts and Finance Service Officer (IP&TAFS).

Shri Rajeev Prakash has a vast experience in the field of finance and held various important posts in the Government of India. Prior to joining as Joint Secretary (Naval System) in Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India in June, 2022, he has worked as Deputy Director General (Wireless Planning & Finance), Department of Telecommunication, Ministry of Communication. Further, he was also a Government Nominee Director in Bharat Broadband Network Limited for more than 2.5 years. He is also Government Nominee Director in Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd.

He is not related to any other directors of the Company and does not hold any share in the Company.