A Mechanical Engineer from Karnataka University, Manoranjan Pershad started his career with HMT Ltd. as Management Trainee and rose to the position of General Manager in a career spanning 36 years. As a Professional Manager, he has undergone Programmes in Leadership Skill Development and Programmes for Senior Management Professionals at IIM, Ahmedabad in 2007. He joined BARSYL, as Head Operations, in March 2009, and was subsequently promoted as the Chief Operating Officer in 2011-2014. In 2013, he was nominated as the Director on the Board of IMRT.