Mr. Satish Chander is the Director General of the Fertiliser Association of India since June 2008. He has been associated with a large number of High Level Committees constituted by the Government of India in addressing the issues concerning Indian farmers and fertilizer sector. As Director General, FAI, he has been actively associated with the government in the reform process of the fertilizer sector. He is also on the Board of International bodies associated with the fertilizer and agriculture sectors.
He has held various important positions in the Government of India in different Ministries. Before joining FAI, Mr. Chander was Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Agriculture. In addition, he was also holding the position of Controller of Fertilizers and Registrar of Cooperative Societies.