Sh. V. Kalyana Rama is the youngest to become Chairman & Managing Director of Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR), a Navratna PSU under Ministry of Railways. He is a Mechanical Engineer with ICWAI. He is an Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) officer of 1987 batch. He had worked in BHPV & BHEL before joining Indian Railways. Prior to joining Board of Directors of CONCOR as Director (Projects & Services), he held various assignments such as Executive Director, Chief General Manager in CONCOR. He had held various challenging assignments in his career with Indian Railways. He has been professionally trained in Railways and multi modal transport logistics. He was instrumental in development of container depots in South Central and Southern regions of CONCOR. He has been involved in all the developmental planning and operational activities of EXIM and Domestic cargo at the various dry port terminals of CONCOR. He has wide experience in the field of Engineering, System design, Railway & multi modal logistics operations and Project planning and commissioning.
Sh. Pradip Kumar Agrawal has taken over the charge of Director (Domestic Division) from 1st July, 2016. He belongs to Indian Railway Traffic Service. He has worked for Indian Railways for more than 17 years on various important assignments, both at Divisional and Zonal Headquarter level covering operations, commercial, marketing and safety of Indian Railways. He joined Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) in the year 2006 as GGM (Ops)/Western Region, thereafter, worked as Chief General Manager, Western Region for four years. During his tenure, he has successfully managed Container Train Operations for the Region which includes JN Port and various CFSs and ICDs in the Region. He has also worked as Chief Executive Officer for APM Terminals, Mumbai (GTIPL) for five years before joining as Director (Domestic Division), CONCOR. During his tenure as CEO/GTIPL, he has taken various landmark initiatives towards improving productivity, efficiency and safety of the terminals. He has simplified various operating procedures in the terminal and pioneer in introducing paperless gate-transactions, which was a step towards ease of doing business. The Terminal has also consecutively achieved performance of 2 million TEUs p.a. and recognized as best Container Terminal by the maritime fraternity during last five years.
Shri Sanjay Swarup has done his B.E. (Hons.) - Electronics and Communication Engineering from IIT Roorkee and PGDM (Public Policy and Management) from IIM Bangalore. He belongs to 1990 Batch of Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS). His more than three decades career spans a range of assignments in Public Sector and Government. He started his career in Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) and worked there for more than 4 years. Thereafter, he has worked with Indian Railways in various areas like Operations, Commercial, Safety and Information Technology functions. He has worked in Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) in various capacities in Operations and Management of Dry Ports, International Marketing, Commercial and Operations at Pan India level. He has rich experience in the design of Dry Ports and Multi Modal Logistics Parks (MMLPs). He is deeply involved in the Strategic Planning function of the Company. He has been trained at Maxwell School of Syracuse University (USA), Antwerp Port, Belgium and at several Institutes in India. Shri Sanjay Swarup has presented number of papers in leading National and International conferences in the areas of Multi Modal Logistics, Dry Ports and Supply Chain Management. He is life member of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), Centre for Transportation Research and Management (CTRAM) and All India Management Association (AIMA).
Sh. Rahul Mithal is from the Indian Railways Service of Mechanical Engineers (SCRA 1985 Batch). He has had a long stint of more than 20 years in various key positions in Indian Railways. He has a wide exposure of various aspects of Design and Maintenance of Rolling Stock and Handling Equipment and has held various key assignments of Operations and Maintenance in the Railways. In the last 6 years in CONCOR, he has been closely associated with the Planning, Execution and Monitoring of various mega Projects and has played a key role in drafting the Strategic Plan : Vision 2020 of the Company. He also holds the additional qualification of MBA (Finance) from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council (UK).
Sh. Manoj K. Dubey did his under graduation and post-graduation from the Hindu College of the University of Delhi. Before clearing Civil Service in very first attempt and joining IRAS of 1993 batch, he worked with UTI for two years in blazing the trail in the arena of educating and assimilating rural masses into various lucrative schemes of Mutual Funds. He did his MBA at Department of Management Studies of Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad and topped there with specialization in Finance and Human Resources and been conferred the overall Silver Medal for the batch 2011-13 from the then President of India.
A recipient of National Award for outstanding service at Minister of Railways level in the year 2011, he has paved the path in Indian Railways in ushering - payment of salaries through Bank to almost hundred percent employees of each Divisions he was associated with, e-Tendering, e-Auction, payment of the contractor/ supplier through RTGS/NEFT, computerization of all bill passing / pension settlement and PF etc. Attained several milestones in systems improvement and contributing phenomenally in operations, incentives and staff posting policy.
He has vast experience of Train Operations Management and Freight Loading Mechanism having worked as Head of Finance of three major loading divisions of Indian Railway viz., Dhanbad, Asansol and Mughalsarai for nearly fifteen years.
Being entrusted as Director/Executive Director in PPP Directorate and Finance Commercial Directorate in Railway Board for last five years, Shri Dubey has been associated in many prestigious projects like setting up of Loco Factories through PPP/FDI for Indian Railways at Madhepura and Mahrora; has been functioning pivotally in High Speed Rail of Indian Railways, and that in Dedicated Freight Corridor of Railways as key financial advisor to Infrastructure Directorate. He has also developed expertise in Tariff structuring of freight and passenger trains as well as for catering and tourism contracts at strategic level. He has the experience of drafting many Cabinet Notes and has vast experience of International Competitive Bidding for Mega Projects.
Shri Dubey was in the Board of Directors of a Joint Venture Company of General Electricals of USA and IR, Alstom of France and IR, and a Joint Venture Company of NMDC, SAIL and Indian Railways.
Apart from excelling in professional responsibilities, he has been equally active in the field of Promotion and Administration of Sports as well as Indian Classical Dance and Music. He has been the Manager/ Government Observer in many an Overseas Global Tournament.
Shri Bikram Chesong Terang (born 1-6-1975) is a BE (Chemical) (from Assam Engineering College, Gauhati University) and being more passionate about writing short stories, inspired by fascinating Karbi legends and myths, and real life stories of struggles, triumphs and tragedies. He did Engineering to fulfill the dream of his father, who was a lawyer and served as Deputy Legal Advisor to CBI.
Shri Terang hails from a rural farming family which traces its pedigree to the iconic Waisong and Chesong Terang, medieval folk heroes, who fought for Karbi freedom. Shri Terang did not take up government job to pursue his dream of creative writing and started with a small book shop which he subsequently donated it to a friend and joined as a staff reporter of a local English Daily. The activist that he has been from within attracted the BJP, which inducted him as Media Convenor in 2014 for Karbi Anglong District Committee. Shri Terang lives in the small town of Diphu in Karbi Anglong, Assam with his wife and three kids.
Shri Satendra Kumar is a practicing Chartered Accountant with firm name M/s Satendra & Co., in Patna, Bihar since 2007. In addition, he has post qualification certificates of Valuation of shares and Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection (FAFD). He had also done his graduation in Physics (Honors) from B.N. College, patna University, patna.
He has expertise in Finance, Auditing, Direct and Indirect Taxation, Company Law Matters, Commercial Affairs, Secretarial Matters.
Smt. Chandra Rawat, is a graduate in Sanskrit and bangle from Allahabad University. Presently, she is Kshtriya Upadhyaksh, Avadh Prant, BJP, Lucknow. She was MLA from Assembly - Mohanlal Ganj from 2012 to 2017. Prior to that she was Jila Panchayat Sadasya from Ward - Mohanlal Ganj from 2000 to 2005 and Jila Adhyaksh of mahila Sabha from 1998 to 2012. She has always been actively engaged in social works and politics.
Shri Kedarashish Bapat is a practicing Chartered Accountant, as partner of M/s S.B.Dandeker & Co., at Kolkata, West Bengal with over 25 years of experience in providing professional services covering Audits, Direct Taxation, Corporate Laws compliance and Management Consulting to a range of corporate and non corporate entities both in the Public and Private sector. He is a Commerce graduate from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
He is a Non Executive Director on the Board of YU Technologies Private Limited since November 2001, a company engaged in research and manufacturing of niche, end to end automation and process control solutions for the Sugar Industry, both in India and abroad. He has also served as an Independent Director from February 2017 to February 2020 on the Board of M/s Bridge & Roof Company (India) Limited, a "Mini Ratna" PSU under the Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises.