Dr. S. K. Nanda, IAS, served as the Chairman and Managing Director of Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd. from October 30, 2014 to January 31, 2016. Dr. Nanda is a very senior IAS officer and has held distinguished positions in the Government of Gujarat during his career. He has been the Assistant Collector and Collector in districts of Dang, Baroda, Panchmahal, Banaskantha, Junagadh. During his stint with the Government, Dr. Nanda has successfully handled key government departments like Health, Tourism, Information & Broadcasting, Finance, Food & Civil Supply, Forest & Environment. He has rich experience in the field of Management & Administration, Finance, Health, etc. Dr. Nanda has contributed many articles on the subject of professional importance as well as written books. He has bagged many awards including commendation from PMO for excellent work in Health sector in post 2002 riots. He serves as Chairman at Gujarat Green Revolution Co. Ltd.GSFC Agrotech Ltd. and Gujarat Chemical Port Terminal Co. Ltd. He serves as a Director of GSPC Gas Company Limited; Bhavnagar Energy Company Limited; Indian Potash Limited; Tunisian Indian Fertilizers (TIFERT); The Fertilizer Association of India and Guj Info Petro Ltd. He served as Non Executive Director of Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited from January 30, 2015 to January 30, 2016. He is the recipient of many awards during his career. He holds a Masters Degree in Political Science and Law and a PhD in Rural Economics. Ahmedabad Management Association, Consultative Committee for Mid Term Appraisal – Planning Commission of India(2009) ,Member, Expert Committee on Public Distribution System, Department of Food, Government of India for reforms in consumer affairs and food related schemes (2004-06). Chairman of Amateur Ham Radio Club of Gujarat.