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Dr Subhash Sharma appointed as an Independent Director on RailTel Board

The Board of Directors of RailTel have approved the appointment of Dr Subhash Sharma as an Independent Director on the Board of the company
Dr Subhash Sharma appointed as an Independent Director on RailTel Board
Dr Subhash Sharma appointed as an Independent Director on RailTel Board

New Delhi: Dr Subhash Sharma has been appointed as an independent director on the Board of Railtel Corporation of India (RailTel), a Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Railways. "The Board of Directors of RailTel has approved the appointment of Dr Sharma as an Independent Director on the board of the company with effect from November 9, 2021," the Railways PSU said in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Wednesday.

Earlier on November 22, the RailTel announced the appointment of N Manoharan as an Independent Director on its Board.

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As per the information given in Railtel's mandatory filing, Dr Sharma is a trained Economist who is engaged in various academic and social activities. He completed his Ph D in Economics from the Punjabi University, Patiala and started his career as a professor of Economics. He also completed his LLB from Desh Bhagat University in 2018. Today, he heads the Think Tank, Centre for Economic Policy Research as a Founder Director. Previously, he was also on the Board of Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL), also a Miniratna PSU, as an Independent Director.

Dr Sharma frequently writes and publishes articles on socio-economic and socio-political issues in various newspapers and magazines. About 150 articles have been published in various research journals, magazines and newspapers. He has authored three books namely Organic Farming: An Economic Analysis, Walmart: Threat to Indian Retail Sector, Bharat: Smridhi ka marg and two are in the process.

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