India: IDBI Bank has decided to withdraw the nomination of S K Mohapatra from the board of debt-ridden Jaiprakash Associates. In a BSE filing, crisis-hit Jaiprakash Associates informed that Subrat Kumar Mohapatra, the chief general manager of IDBI Bank, has resigned from the board. IDBI Bank has decided to withdraw the nomination of Subrat Kumar Mohapatra from the board of directors of the company with immediate effect, the filing said. Mohapatra thus ceased to be director of the company with effect from 13 February 2018.
Jaiprakash Associates, the flagship firm of the Jaypee Group, has interests in cement, construction, hospitality, power and real estate businesses. The company has divested a number of its assets, including cement plants, to reduce debt.