|Shri M M Srivastava, IAS (Retd.), Chairman
Shri M M Srivastava, IAS, (Retd.) has graduated in Science from Delhi University and has completed his Masters in Physics from Delhi University. He has also done MBA (Marketing) from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He has wide administrative and corporate experience. He has held various positions in Government Departments prior to his retirement including Member (Finance), Gujarat Electricity Board, Managing Director of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation, Secretary in Finance Department, Commissioner of Commercial Tax Department, Principal Secretary of Energy and Petrochemicals Department and Additional Chief Secretary of Finance Department, Government of Gujarat.
|Dr. J N Singh, IAS, Non-Executive Director
Dr. J N Singh, IAS has done M.A. (International Studies, JNU), MDM (AIM, Manila), Ph.D from M S University. He has wide experience of working in various Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings. He has held various key positions like Principal Secretary, Science and Technology Department, Textile Commissioner, Mumbai, Member (Fin), NHAI, Delhi, Managing Director, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. He has served largely in Infrastructure and Finance sector having handled Industrial Infrastructure, Power, Telecom, Highways and water. His Ph.D in Political Economy examined the tripartite relationship of Power sector, ground water resources and Agriculturists in the context of Gujarat. At present he is Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Department, Govt. of Gujarat.
|Shri L Chuaungo, IAS, Non – Executive Director
Shri L Chuaungo, IAS has done B.A. (Hons.) (History/Pol.Sci). He has wide experience of working in various Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings and has significant exposure to Power Sector. He has also worked as Collector and District Magistrate, Valsad, Member (Admin.) of Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB) Principal Secretary, Finance Department (Expenditure). At present he is Principal Secretary, Energy and Petrochemicals Department and holds position as Managing Director of GIPCL and GUVNL. He is also Director on the Board of GSPCL.
|Smt. Shridevi Shukla, Non-Executive Woman Director
Smt. Shridevi Shukla has done B.A in Economics. She has vide administrative and corproate experience. She has held various senior level positions in Government of Gujarat Departments prior to her retirement including Joint Secretary (Industries and Mines) and Appellate Authority (Mines), Industries and Mines Department, Deputy Secretary (Services), Finance Department, Deputy Secretary (ARTD), General Administration Department, Deputy Secretary, (Biotechnology), Science and Technology Department.
Subsequent to her retirement, she was appointed as Officer on Special Duty (Industies and Mines) and Appellate Authority (Mines), Industries and Mines Department from 1st September, 2010 to 6th February, 2014. Thereafter, she was appointed as State Information Commissioner, Gujarat Information Commission from May, 2014 to February, 2015.
|Dr. R Vaidyanathan, Independent Director
Dr. R Vaidyanathan is a Science Graduate from the Loyola College, Madras and has done Masters from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and has also obtained Fellow in Management (Doctorate) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He is Professor of Finance and Control at the IIM, Bangalore and UTI Chair Professor in the area of Capital Markets. He was also a visiting Fulbright Fellow at the Georgia State University at Atlanta and International Insurance Foundation at Washington D. C. during 2003 and studied the Pension Systems in the USA. He has been appointed as a Trustee for the New Pension System by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India. He is known for his commendable contributions in the areas of Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Pensions, etc.
|Prof. Yogesh Singh, Independent Director
Prof. Yogesh Singh holds M. Tech. and Ph.D (Computer Engineering) degrees from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, Haryana. Presently, he is Director, Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT), New Delhi. Prior to the same, he was Vice Chancellor, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. Prof. Singh has a sustained track record of quality teaching, innovation and excellent research contributions in the field of Software Engineering. He has to his credit 285 publications in reputed National/International Journals and Conferences with ‘h’ index of 19 as reported by Google Scholar and produced 20 Ph.D scholars. He is an author of a book on ‘Software Testing’ which is published by Cambridge University Press, England. He is the Chairman of the Central Regional Committee, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), Bhopal, covering areas like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Gujarat.
|Dr. Bakul Dholakia, Independent Director
Dr. Bakul Dholakia holds degree of M.A. (Economics), Gold Medalist and has done Ph.D. (Economics) from MS University, Baroda. Dr. Bakul Dholakia is currently the Director General of International Management Institute (IMI) of Delhi. Prior to joining IMI, he was the Director of Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management & Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhuj. He has 46 years of professional experience including 33 years at IIM, Ahmedabad. During the course of his long tenure at IIM Ahmedabad, Dr. Bakul Dholakia occupied the Reserve Bank of India Chair from 1992 to 1999, served as the Dean from 1998 to 2001 and as the Director of IIMA from 2002 to 2007. Dr. Dholakia was the Chairman of the National Board of Accreditation for Technical Education in India from 2005 to 2008. He has guided 20 Ph.D. students specializing in Economics, Finance, Business Policy and Public Systems. Dr. Dholakia is the author of 12 books, 28 monographs and more than 50 research papers published in professional journals in India & abroad. In 2007, Dr. Dholakia was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in recognition of his distinguished services in the field of education. In 2008, Dr. Dholakia was conferred the coveted Bharat Asmita National Award by the Honorable Chief Justice of India. Over the last two decades, Dr. Dholakia has worked on numerous government committees. He has also been a member of the jury for various Corporate Excellence Awards and Selection Committees for CEOs. The Competition Commission of India has appointed Dr. Dholakia as a member of the Eminent Person Advisory Group. He has been a consultant to various national and international organisation.
|Dr. Sudhir Kumar Jain, Additional/Independent Director
Dr. Sudhir Kumar Jain is an active academic and a passionate academic administrator. He has been on the faculty of IIT Kanpur (IITK) since 1984 from where he is currently on leave to the new Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) in Ahmedabad to shoulder the responsibilities of its Director. Dr. Jain holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Roorkee, and Masters and Doctoral degrees from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena. He was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Association for Earthquake Engineering in 2000, and is currently its President. He also served on the Board of Directors of the World Seismic Safety Initiative from 2002 to 2009. He was elected Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering in 2003, and was conferred Life Membership by the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering (NZSEE) in 2013.
|Shri Bhadresh Mehta, Additional/Independent Director
Shri Bhadresh Mehta’s professional qualification includes Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and Cost Accountant. He holds professionally qualified senior managerial experience with a proven success of over 20 years in steering finance and audit functions of reputed business groups. His areas of specialization are strategic planning, financial management, auditing, risk assessment and management.
|Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS Managing Director
Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS is an Engineering Graduate with specialization in Electronics and Communication and has done his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Finance and subsequently MBA from UK (Business Administration). He has wide experience of working in various State as well as Central Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings. Shri Chakraborty has served in the districts of Vadodara, Sabarkantha and was Collector of Amreli district. At Gandhinagar, he has served in Finance, Home, Tribal Development and Labour Departments. Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS has also worked as Principal Secretary (Economic Affairs), Finance Department and Industries and Mines Department, Government of Gujarat. He is also Managing Director, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited.
Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS has also served as Managing Director, Gujarat State Financial Services Ltd., Chief Executive Officer, Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board, CEO of Gujarat Maritime Board and Executive Director, Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemical Ltd. In the Central Government, he served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.
Shri Atanu Chakraborty, IAS has been contributing Articles on issues relating to PPP and Natural gas transportation, etc. Shri Chakraborty is a voracious reader and areas of his interest include subjects such as Finance, Economics, Infrastructure, etc.