Dr. Sanjeev Ranjan
Dr. Sanjeev Ranjan has served in the Indian Administrative Service for over 35 years and has extensive experience in formulating public policy on finance, logistics, power and infrastructure development. He assumed the post of Secretary, Ministry of Shipping on 30th April 2020. He previously served as Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) and Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). During the period the Ministry undertook large private public infrastructure projects, adopted infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) and toll operate and transfer (ToT) for financing, implemented FASTag to make 100% toll plaza electronic toll collection (FASTag) enabled and promoted road safety through amendments in the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988. Dr. Ranjan also worked on national security infrastructure planning as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Secretary, Border Roads Development Board. As Director, Ministry of Heavy Industries, he was involved in the formulation of the “National Automobile Policy” and vision for “Making India into a Global Automotive Hub”. He previously served as Chief Secretary in the Government of Tripura, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser in the Ministries of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, and Tourism, Principal Secretary in the Departments of Power and Finance. He has also served on the Board of a number of Companies in the power, infrastructure and tourism sectors including NHIDCL, SCI, ITDC, OTPC, NEEPCO and National Dairy Development Board. Dr. Ranjan received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kanpur, MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and M.Phil. (Economic Development) from University of Glasgow, United Kingdom. Dr. Ranjan completed his PhD on the impact of information technology use on efficiency in public sector enterprises at IIT, Delhi. He also received a degree in Masters in Public Management at the National University of Singapore. During the program, he was attached to the Monetary Authority of Singapore and studied the impact of 2008 economic crisis on Singapore’s growth as an international financial hub. He is an alumnus of the National Defence College, New Delhi. He was a National Talent Search Scholar and also a Lee Kuan Yew Fellow at Harvard University.
Shri. Dilip Kumar Gupta
Shri Dilip Kumar Gupta is a Civil Engineer from IIT Roorkee and Post Graduate from IIT Delhi. Shri. Gupta also done his MBA from FMS Delhi in 2004. He is a Central Engineering Services (CES) officer from 1994 and has handled several key infrastructure projects with the Central Public Works Department (CPWD). He has also led the economic co-operation wing with the Indian Embassy in Nepal.
Shri Bhushan Kumar
Shri Bhushan Kumar serves as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and waterways, Government of India. He is responsible for Ministry’s flagship scheme ‘Sagarmala’ and public private partnership (PPP) projects in all major ports in India. He is Managing Director of Indian Port Rail & Ropeway Corporation Limited (IPRCL). Prior to this role, he was Vice President (Projects & Contracts) in GSPC LNG Limited. He is a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. He holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from IIT, Delhi. He also holds professional certification in Marine Engineering. Additionally, he has attended professional programs on Project Management and Contracts Management in IIM Ahmedabad. Shri Kumar has more than 22 years of maritime sector experience in various multidisciplinary functions like projects planning, project management, business development, contracts, engineering, operations and maintenance. He has also worked onboard merchant vessels as marine engineer. He has played key role in the development of several mega port-infrastructure projects. He is Director on board of Sagarmala Development Company Limited, India Ports Global Chabahar Free Zone, Haridaspur Paradip Railway Company Limited, and Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding. He is also serving on the Boards of Paradip Port Trust and JNPT as trustee. He has been the trustee on the Boards of Vishakhapatnam Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust. Shri Kumar has assumed the charge of the post of Managing Director of Indian Port Rail & Ropeway Corporation (IPRCL) in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways.
Shri Vikram Singh
Shri Vikram Singh, (IRTS : 1997) looks after the portfolio of Ports Wing and PHRD matters relating to Ports. He has also been assigned the additional charge of work relating to Joint Secretary (Shipping) and Chief Vigilance Officer of the Ministry. He worked as Director, Passenger Marketing in Railway Board.