Pankaj Rastogi

Chief Operating Officer

Dalmia Bharat Sugar and Industries Limited



Pankaj Rastogi - Chief Operating Officer has been with the company for over 20 years and has had an all-round experience of sugar sector during this period and is widely acknowledged as a thought leader in the industry.

He is a mechanical engineer from IIT with a post-graduation in management from IIM and brings strong theoretical background, professional ethics & values to the job. He has been instrumental in achieving excellence in plant operational metrics and transforming business to a technological leadership position in the industry.


He is an active member of several industry forum and driven important policy & regulatory changes in renewable energy space. He is a member of governing council of Cogeneration Association of India and acting head of UP Sugar Mills Cogeneration Association.


He believes that sugar sector holds immense potential in providing food & energy security for the country which is going to be one of the most important developmental prerequisites in next 5-10 years.


This potential can only be realised with the right mix of regulations, sustainable agricultural practices, connect with the farmers, modernisation and professionalisation of the industry. He is committed to working towards making this happen.

Pankaj is passionate about sports, particularly badminton & cycling and continues to nurture his passions actively.

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