New Delhi: Binesh Kumar Tyagi, who is currently serving as General Manager, has been recommended for the post of Director (L&PS) (Liner and Passenger Services) of Shipping Corporation of India (SCI), a Navratna PSU under the Ministry of Shipping. He has been recommended by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) panel on Thursday. With his new assignment (post the due approvals), Tyagi will replace Sangeeta Sharma, who took over the charge of Director (L&PS) of the organisation in December 2017. She will superannuate from the services of SCI on December 1.
Tyagi has been recommended for the post of Director (L&PS) of SCI from a list of six candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. All the candidates who were shortlisted for the interview were from SCI.
As Director (L&PS) of SCI, Tyagi will be a member of the board of directors of the organisation and will report to the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD). He will be overall responsible for the profitability and efficient operations of liner and passenger services.
Shipping Corporation of India Limited (SCI)
The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is a Navratna PSU with its headquarters in Mumbai. The company operates and manages vessels that service both national and international lines. The company was established on October 2, 1961, by the amalgamation of Eastern Shipping Corporation and Western Shipping Corporation. Two more shipping companies, Jayanti Shipping Company and Mogul Lines Limited, were merged with SCI in 1973 and 1986 respectively. SCI started out with 19 vessels.
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