Mr. Somesh Dasgupta is in the industry for the last 29 years . Presently he is the head of Corporate Affairs & PR, People Management, Administration, and Government/Business relationship functions of India Power Corporation Limited, a renowned power utility in West Bengal in the capacity of President. Mr. Dasgupta is holding the position of the National President of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM) and the Chairman of Board of Trustees and Board of Studies of NIPM. He is in the Executive Committee of Employers Federation of India & representing Employers Organization in ILO. He is the member of the Central Board of Workers Education, Govt. of India, member of FICCI West Bengal State Council, he is also the Chairperson of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industries – People Management Committee, member of West Bengal Labour Welfare Board, Minimum Wages Advisory Board-WB, the Governing Body member of the State Productivity Council & VP of Executive Committee of State Productivity Council.
He is also the member of the Educational Council of W.B State Open University (Netaji Subhash Open University), the premier State Open University in India. He is the member of the Executive Committee of Calcutta Management Association as well. Mr. Dasgupta is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and Post Graduate in Human Resource Management. He obtained a Certificate in Total Quality Management from BITS, Sweden. He has represented India and visited Industries, Companies and Government Agencies in Sweden, Holland, USA, Australia, Colombia, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, South Korea, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bali, Japan in the official capacity.